Combo Welder Salary

A Combo Welder earns an average wage of $19.98 per hour. A skill in Pipe Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,721 - $95,335
$26K
$49K
$95K
MEDIAN: $49,320
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50%
90%

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$14.05 - $34.41
$14
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $19.98
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$25,721 - $95,335  
   
Bonus
$382.98 - $5,481  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$31,143 - $85,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $34.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17  
Overtime
$19.03 - $48.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$382.98 - $5,481  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$31,143 - $85,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 492

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Job Description for Combo Welder

Combo welders join metal using welding equipment, but usually do not specialize in a particular type of welding. Specific duties of this position can vary by employer, so combo welders are expected to be well-versed in all types of welding, including MIG, TIG, Stick, and Flux Core. This means a significant amount of training is required for this position, which often includes two years of study at a trade school followed by up to four years of apprenticeship with a skilled welder.

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Pay by Experience Level for Combo Welder

Pay by Experience for a Combo Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Combo Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 194 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Combo Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 176 salaries. An experienced Combo Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 175 salaries. A Combo 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 130 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,041

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Combo Welder Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Combo Welder?

Combo Welder in Chesapeake:
"I love it."
Pros: The opportunity to learn more. The ability to see finished work. Opportunity to better my skills.
Cons: The pay, the recognition, the lack of an opportunity to advance, the disorganization.

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Key Stats for Combo Welder

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Combo Welder Salaries

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
$46,000

▼5%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Combo Welder Salaries

▲13%



Blueprints
▲3%


Manufacturing Fabrication
▼0%

National Average
$46,000


Welding
▼17%

Aluminum Welding
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 31%