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Welder Gas Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$45,495 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Gas is $45,495 a year and $22 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Gas is between $34,250 and $54,846. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Gas. 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 metal parts, using gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order: positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks.
  • Selects torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux, according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of metal.
  • Connects regulator valves and hoses to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders, and welding torch.
  • Turns regulator valves to activate flow of gases, lights torch and adjusts gas mixture and pressure, to obtain desired flame, based on knowledge of gas-welding techniques.
  • Holds torch at proper angle to metal and guides along weld joint, applying filler rod to molten area to form weld.
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
  • Repairs broken or cracked metal objects, fills holes, and builds up metal parts.
  • May apply flux to workpiece instead of filler rod.
  • May preheat workpiece in furnace or with torch.
  • May layout, position and tack weld workpieces.
  • May weld along vertical or overhead weld lines.
  • May scarf or groove weld prior to applying filler metal, using gas welding equipment.
  • May chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter grinder-chipper ii.
  • May clean or degrease parts, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.
  • May cut metal plates or structural shapes using gas torch.
  • May be designated according to type of gases used such as welder, acetylene (welding); welder, oxyacetylene (welding); welder, oxyhydrogen (welding).
  • Important variations include type of metal welded, products, subprocesses, trade name of equipment, work.
Welder Gas 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 Gas jobs: 12,532

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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

Apr 17
Allentown, NJ, USA
Blueprint Reading, Grinders, Hand clamps, welding equipment, Protective gloves, Safety glasses, TIG, (Tungsten inert gas) TIG welding equipment, Welding masks, Welding robots. * Operate safety ...
Welder - 6-8 weeks
Apr 1
Piscataway, NJ, USA
Strato Inc.
SPECIFIC DUTIES 1. Set‐up and operate gas welding machines to weld metal parts according to work orders, blueprint layouts and verbal instructions. 2. Regulate flow of gases for proper mixture. 3. ...
Apr 3
Piscataway, NJ, USA
On Target Staffing LLC
Set‐up and operate gas welding machines to weld metal parts according to work orders, blueprint layouts and verbal instructions. * Regulate flow of gases for proper mixture. * Maintain accurate ...
Mechanics and Millwrighs
May 17
Farmingdale, NY, USA
IJ White Systems
Responsibilities: · Fabricate Quality Machinery · Operate Gas and Non-Gas Welding Devices for Structural Welding · Install, Repair, Dismantle or Move Machinery and Components · Follow Safety ...
Metal Worker B
Mar 12
Passaic, NJ, USA
Falstrom Company
Perform operations on equipment such as drill press, roll former's, power saw, gas burning, etc. ... Set up units for welding and perform all types of welding operations required. Dress surface or ...
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