Entry-Level Metal Fabricator Salary

An Entry-Level Metal Fabricator earns an average wage of $14.64 per hour.

$21,532 - $69,447
$22K
$39K
$69K
MEDIAN: $39,191
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$11.04 - $19.54
$11
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MEDIAN: $14.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$21,532 - $69,447  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $5,089  
Profit Sharing
$91.92 - $2,349  
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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$23,426 - $45,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.04 - $19.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.04  
Overtime
$16.43 - $28.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$204.26 - $5,089  
   
Profit Sharing
$91.92 - $2,349  
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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$23,426 - $45,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 309

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Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries

Plasma Cutting
▲8%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲5%

Blueprints
▲4%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲4%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲1%

Precision Machining
▲1%

Machine Operation
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Welding
▼3%

Grinding Tools
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 41%