Fabricator with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Salary

Pay for Fabricators with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills sits in the ballpark of $16.63 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Nearly one-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and just over two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Fabricators with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,314 - $65,475
$29K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,851
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$12.27 - $22.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,314 - $65,475  
   
Bonus
$410.22 - $4,041  
Profit Sharing
$1,550  
Total Pay (?
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$27,197 - $56,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.27 - $22.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$18.60 - $32.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$410.22 - $4,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,550  
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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$27,197 - $56,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 232

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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

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Fabricator Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 32%