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Blacksmith Salary

$45,988 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$763

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Blacksmith is $45,988 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Blacksmith is between $34,059 and $55,955. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Blacksmith. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Forges and repairs variety of metal articles, such as tongs, edged tools, hooks, chains, machine and structural components, and agricultural implements as specified by work orders, diagrams, or sample parts.
  • Heats metal blacksmith's forge or furnace.
  • Hammers stock into specified size and shape on blacksmith's anvil or positions stock on anvil of power hammer and depresses pedal to hammer stock with varying force and rapidity.
Blacksmith Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

Job family population: 157,030

Estimated population of Blacksmith jobs: 1,223

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$53,313
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), the States or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and...

Blacksmith Job Listings for United States

Mig Welders
Nov 20
Toledo, OH, USA
Werk-Brau Co., Inc.
Duke Werkheiser and Dutch Brautigan, for whom the company is named after, first opened their blacksmith shop in Findlay Ohio. Still today Werk-Brau manufactures and produces in Findlay Ohio, in a ...
Mig Welders
Nov 20
Troy, OH, USA
Werk-Brau Co., Inc.
Duke Werkheiser and Dutch Brautigan, for whom the company is named after, first opened their blacksmith shop in Findlay Ohio. Still today Werk-Brau manufactures and produces in Findlay Ohio, in a ...
Mig Welders
Oct 30
Findlay, OH, USA
Werk-Brau Co., Inc.
Duke Werkheiser and Dutch Brautigan, for whom the company is named after, first opened their blacksmith shop in Findlay Ohio. Still today Werk-Brau manufactures and produces in Findlay Ohio, in a ...
Financial Service Representative
Dec 6
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
10 Federal Partners Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is currently seeking a Financial Service Representative to join our team in Pittsburg, PA 15275. Who We Are: * Blacksmith Applications is the market leading trade promotion ...
Feedmill Maintenance
Dec 6
Faribault, MN, USA
Jennie-O Turkey Store
Three years millwright, industrial maintenance, blacksmith or agricultural equipment maintenance repair experience * Working knowledge of mechanical systems, metal working techniques and electrical ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blacksmith is $45,988 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Blacksmith is between $34,059 and $55,955. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Blacksmith. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Duke Werkheiser and Dutch Brautigan, for whom the company is named after, first opened their blacksmith shop in Findlay Ohio. Still today Werk-Brau manufactures and produces in Findlay Ohio, in a ...
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Duke Werkheiser and Dutch Brautigan, for whom the company is named after, first opened their blacksmith shop in Findlay Ohio. Still today Werk-Brau manufactures and produces in Findlay Ohio, in a ...
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