A Combo Welder earns an average wage of $19.87 per hour. A skill in Pipe Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,963 - $98,754
(Median)
$26K
$50K
$99K
MEDIAN: $50,073
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$13.85 - $34.04
(Median)
$14
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$25,963 - $98,754  
   
Bonus
$386.41 - $9,696  
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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$31,075 - $86,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $34.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$18.91 - $47.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$386.41 - $9,696  
   
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).
)
$31,075 - $86,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 530
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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,932

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Combo Welder Reviews

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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Experience Affects Combo Welder Salaries



National Average
$46,000



Skills That Affect Combo Welder Salaries



Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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Blueprints
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Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Manufacturing Fabrication
0%

National Average
$46,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Welding
up arrow 17%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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