Experienced Metal Fabricator Salary

Earnings for Experienced Metal Fabricators come in at around $18.90 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,590 - $72,052
$30K
$50K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,979
10%
50%
90%

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$14.48 - $24.54
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.90
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,590 - $72,052  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$30,789 - $58,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$20.72 - $36.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$309.13 - $10,033  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$30,789 - $58,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries

Welding
▲3%

Blueprints
▲1%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲1%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲1%

Plasma Cutting
▲1%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Machine Operation
▼2%

Precision Machining
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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