A Welder earns an average wage of C$23.01 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Pipe Welding and Submerged Arc Welding (SAW).

C$35,425 - C$103,032
C$35K
C$56K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$55,667
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50%
90%

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C$15.85 - C$36.31
C$16
C$23
C$36
MEDIAN: C$23.01
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$35,425 - C$103,032  
   
Bonus
C$98.63 - C$9,899  
Profit Sharing
C$1.03 - C$5,817  
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$33,707 - C$85,034  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$15.85 - C$36.31  
   
Hourly Tips
C$5.00  
Overtime
C$22.46 - C$60.10  
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$98.63 - C$9,899  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1.03 - C$5,817  
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$33,707 - C$85,034  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,017
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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$50,408

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 127 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲26%

▲21%

▲10%

National Average
C$50,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Pipe Welding
▲40%

Submerged Arc Welding (SAW)
▲16%

Welder
▲9%


▲5%




National Average
C$50,000


Plasma Cutting
▼8%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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