Entry-Level Fabricator Salary

Entry-Level Fabricators pull down an average of $14.41 per hour. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by nearly two in five. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$18,581 - $62,600
$19K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,205
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$10.58 - $18.05
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MEDIAN: $14.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$18,581 - $62,600  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $2,009  
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$23,020 - $45,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $18.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$15.44 - $28.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$147.95 - $2,009  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$23,020 - $45,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 392
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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 83 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
▲8%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲6%

Blueprints
▲6%

Welding
▲4%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲4%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲2%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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