Entry-Level Fabricator Salary

Entry-Level Fabricators can expect wages of $14.56 per hour on average. While more than two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and nearly two in five have dental, as well. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$18,581 - $67,249
$19K
$39K
$67K
MEDIAN: $39,348
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$10.66 - $18.25
$11
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MEDIAN: $14.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$18,581 - $67,249  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $2,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,270  
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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$23,289 - $45,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $18.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$15.91 - $28.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$150.00 - $2,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,270  
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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$23,289 - $45,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 425

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Fabricator in Pensacola:
"It doesn't happen overnight."
Your going to start at the bottom and work your way up. Problem solving skills and a good imagination go a very long way. When your on a deadline it can get hectic. There are times when no matter how hard you try it may seem impossible. The first idea isn't always the final result.

Key Stats for Fabricator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Fabricator Salaries

Precision Machining
▲7%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲4%

Blueprints
▲4%

Welding
▲2%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲2%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 42%
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