Welder Salary

A Welder earns an average wage of C$22.75 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$34,599 - C$99,177
(Median)
C$35K
C$51K
C$99K
MEDIAN: C$51,103
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50%
90%

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C$15.67 - C$36.01
(Median)
C$16
C$23
C$36
MEDIAN: C$22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$34KC$68KC$102K
Salary
C$34,599 - C$99,177  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,367  
Profit Sharing
C$206.08 - C$8,726  
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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C$33,939 - C$84,300  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$15.67 - C$36.01  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.00  
Overtime
C$22.49 - C$57.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,367  
   
Profit Sharing
C$206.08 - C$8,726  
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).
)
C$33,939 - C$84,300  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,024
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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,725

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Experience Affects Welder Salaries




National Average
C$51,000


Skills That Affect Welder Salaries



Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$51,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 3%

Welding
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Plasma Cutting
up arrow 16%

Aluminum Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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