Experienced Metal Fabricators take home an average $18.87 per hour. Most Experienced Metal Fabricators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and close to two-fifths have dental coverage, around one in four claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,521 - $72,348
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$31K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,354
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$14.40 - $24.50
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$14
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,521 - $72,348  
   
Bonus
$480.47 - $9,967  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$30,769 - $57,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $24.50  
   
Overtime
$20.29 - $36.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$480.47 - $9,967  
   
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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$30,769 - $57,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Welding
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Blueprints
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Precision Machining
0%

Plasma Cutting
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Machine Operation
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Manufacturing Fabrication
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National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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