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Welder Arc Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$32,775 (USD)

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The average pay for a Welder Arc is $32,775 a year and $16 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Arc is between $31,199 and $38,545. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Arc. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Welds together metal components of products, such as pipelines, automobiles, boilers, ships, aircraft, and mobile homes, as specified by layout, blueprints, diagram, work order, welding procedures, or oral instructions, using electric arc-welding equipment: obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.
  • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified by welding engineer 011.061-026 or welding technician 011.261-014.
  • Starts power supply to produce electric current.
  • Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.
  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
  • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
  • May manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal.
  • May clean or degrease weld joint or workpiece, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.
  • May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes.
  • May prepare broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces.
  • May chip off excess weld, slag, and spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper.
  • May preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.
  • May position and clamp workpieces together or assemble them in jig or fixture.
  • May tack.
Welder Arc Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 377,250

Estimated population of Welder Arc jobs: 11,069

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Welder Arc Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Welder I
Jun 20
Lakewood, NJ, USA
TeleSearch Staffing Solutions
Welds or spot welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment. * Observes tests on welded surfaces to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.
Apr 17
Allentown, NJ, USA
Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, shielded metal arc and resistance welding. * Monitor the fitting, burning, and ...
Welder ($18/Hour)
May 23
Bridgeport, CT, USA
The Fountain Group
Welding skills should include selecting proper wire, shielding gases, and setting wire feed speeds and voltage to obtain a balanced arc condition. * Successful completion of AWS-1G unlimited ...
May 9
Bridgeport, CT, USA
The Fountain Group
Welding skills should include selecting proper wire, shielding gases, and setting wire feed speeds and voltage to obtain a balanced arc condition. * Must have operating knowledge of preheat- cutting ...
Maintenance Technician
Jun 4
Mahwah, NJ, USA
Preferred experience in Arc and TIG welding and also electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and troubleshooting * Engineering Degree preferred, or equivalent experience * Safety oriented
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