Late-Career Metal Fabricators pull down an average of $20.81 per hour. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and more than two-fifths have dental, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$42,500 - $68,986
$57K
MEDIAN: $56,972
50%

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$14.81 - $27.71
$15
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20.81
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$56,972  
   
Bonus
$1,474  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$31,161 - $65,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $27.71  
   
Overtime
$19.24 - $40.42  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,474  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$31,161 - $65,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110

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Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 17%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 9%

Machine Operation
up arrow 3%

Blueprints
up arrow 2%

Welding
up arrow 1%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

Precision Machining
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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