The average wage for a Metal Fabricator with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding skills is $17.22 per hour.

$16,545 - $76,340
$17K
$45K
$76K
MEDIAN: $45,005
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50%
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$13.20 - $23.41
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$16,545 - $76,340  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,726  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$28,455 - $54,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.20 - $23.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.04  
Overtime
$18.53 - $34.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,726  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$28,455 - $54,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213

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Pay by Experience Level for Metal Fabricator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Metal Fabricator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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