Fabricator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Fabricator is $15.25 per hour. A skill in Precision Machining is associated with high pay for this job.
Fabricator Total Pay (?
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$24,345 - $47,785
(Median)
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48K
MEDIAN: $37,432
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Fabricator Total Pay (?
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$10.84 - $21.02
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,345 - $47,785  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,488  
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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$24,385 - $48,606  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 312
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $21.02  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $32.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,488  
   
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).
)
$24,385 - $48,606  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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Job Description for Fabricator

Fabricating is the act of creating metal structures. There are many tasks that are part of the fabricator's work, including cutting, grinding, welding, and assembling these structures. Often fabricators work on assembly lines, but many jobs also include metal fabrication tasks such as blacksmithing and ironworking.
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Fabricator Tasks
  • Measure work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Read job specification to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Set stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule or template.
  • Perform various fabrication techniques such as saw, sand, polish, glue, seam and cut.
  • Perform minor machine maintenance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fabricator

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

Pay Difference By Location

Indianapolis
up arrow 9%
Denver
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National Average
$36,000
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Experience Affects Fabricator Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Fabricator Salaries

Precision Machining
up arrow 18%
up arrow 9%
Blueprints
up arrow 8%
Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 7%
National Average
$36,000
Machine Operation
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 34%
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