A Pipe Welder earns an average wage of $21.67 per hour.
Pipe Welder Total Pay (?
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$29,087 - $103,042
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $57,287
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Pipe Welder Total Pay (?
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$14.74 - $35.47
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$29,087 - $103,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,005  
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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$33,244 - $101,964  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $35.47  
   
Overtime
$20.06 - $49.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,005  
   
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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$33,244 - $101,964  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
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Job Description for Pipe Welder
  • Install pipe hangers, valves, support structures, and other elements of pipe systems.
  • Select pipes of the proper type, size, and material for project, cut them to the correct length.
  • Arrange pipes according to blueprint and weld them together using manual or semi-automatic welding machines.
  • Follow safety procedures when operating equipment.
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Popular Skills for Pipe Welder
Pay by Experience Level for Pipe Welder
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$52,000
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Experience Affects Pipe Welder Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Pipe Welder Salaries

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
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Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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National Average
$52,000
Welding
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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