Pay for Experienced Metal Fabricators sits in the ballpark of $18.84 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Metal Fabricators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by about two in five. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,696 - $71,772
$30K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,615
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$14.49 - $24.54
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MEDIAN: $18.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,696 - $71,772  
   
Bonus
$482.88 - $9,933  
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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$30,787 - $58,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$20.53 - $35.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$482.88 - $9,933  
   
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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$30,787 - $58,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
085
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries

Welding
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 3%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 2%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 2%

Manufacturing Fabrication
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Blueprints
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National Average
$42,000

Machine Operation
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Precision Machining
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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