Mig Welder with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Skills Salary

A Mig Welder with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding skills earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$35,000 - $130,000
$42K
MEDIAN: $42,000
50%

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$11.11 - $20.08
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.95
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,000  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$25,018 - $51,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.11 - $20.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$15.48 - $27.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
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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$25,018 - $51,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Pay by Experience Level for Mig Welder

Pay by Experience for a Mig Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Mig Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mig Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Mig Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 13 salaries. A Mig Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Mig Welder

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Mig Welder Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 25%
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