Fabricator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Fabricator is $15.30 per hour. A skill in Precision Machining is associated with high pay for this job.
Fabricator Total Pay (?
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$24,345 - $49,096
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MEDIAN: $37,457
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Fabricator Total Pay (?
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$10.78 - $20.91
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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 - $49,096  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,504  
Profit Sharing
$875 - $7,500  
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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$24,284 - $48,824  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $20.91  
   
Overtime
$15.44 - $31.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,504  
   
Profit Sharing
$875 - $7,500  
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).
)
$24,284 - $48,824  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 301
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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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Experience Affects Fabricator Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Fabricator Salaries

Precision Machining
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Blueprints
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National Average
$36,000
Machine Operation
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 34%
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