Fabricator with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Salary

Fabricators with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills take home approximately $16.58 per hour on average. Most Fabricators with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by roughly two-fifths.

$29,201 - $65,634
$29K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $47,927
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$12.32 - $22.99
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,201 - $65,634  
   
Bonus
$405.47 - $4,027  
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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$27,055 - $56,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.32 - $22.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$18.64 - $32.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$405.47 - $4,027  
   
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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$27,055 - $56,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Pay by Experience Level for Fabricator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Fabricators with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $34K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Fabricators with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills make a median salary of $45K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $46K.

Key Stats for Fabricator

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Fabricator Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 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
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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