Fabricator with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Salary

The average Fabricator with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills earns approximately $16.84 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and roughly two in five have dental insurance. Most Fabricators with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,314 - $63,616
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MEDIAN: $44,212
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$12.68 - $22.36
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$0$63K
Salary $29,314 - $63,616
Bonus $198.88 - $3,931
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$28,669 - $55,713
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.68 - $22.36
Hourly Tips $6.25
Overtime $19.63 - $32.86
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $198.88 - $3,931
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$28,669 - $55,713
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 255

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Pay by Experience Level for Fabricator

Pay by Experience for a Fabricator has a positive trend. An entry-level Fabricator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fabricator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Fabricator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 73 salaries. A Fabricator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 31 salaries.

Key Stats for Fabricator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Fabricator Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 36%
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