Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Skills Salary (Canada)

The average rate for a Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills is C$24.90 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$31,094 - C$113,441
C$31K
C$51K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$50,729
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C$16.54 - C$38.81
C$17
C$25
C$39
MEDIAN: C$24.90
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$31,094 - C$113,441  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$11,745  
Profit Sharing
C$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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C$35,949 - C$89,609  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$16.54 - C$38.81  
   
Hourly Tips
C$5.00  
Overtime
C$23.74 - C$62.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
C$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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C$35,949 - C$89,609  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 503

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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 $46,000 based on 277 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 $60,000 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 142 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 $71,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,905

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

▲20%

▲11%

National Average
C$54,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 24%