The average wage for a Welder is AU$25.25 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$36,462 - AU$99,586
AU$36K
AU$56K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$56,422
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50%
90%

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AU$19.66 - AU$34.16
AU$20
AU$25
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$25.25
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$34KAU$68KAU$102K
Salary
AU$36,462 - AU$99,586  
   
Bonus
AU$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$40,674 - AU$74,794  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.66 - AU$34.16  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00  
Overtime
AU$22.30 - AU$50.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$40,674 - AU$74,794  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 287

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Pay by Experience for a Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 119 salaries. A Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 55 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,466

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼1%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

▲1%


National Average
AU$53,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 87%