Pipe Welder Salary

A Pipe Welder earns an average wage of $22.24 per hour.
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$37,034 - $103,418
(Median)
$37K
$55K
$100K
MEDIAN: $55,121
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90%

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$15.19 - $36.20
(Median)
$15
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,034 - $103,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,063  
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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$34,508 - $103,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.19 - $36.20  
   
Overtime
$21.31 - $52.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,063  
   
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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$34,508 - $103,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 585
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Job Description for Pipe Welder

Pipe welders have a physically intensive job in which they perform a variety of tasks, including assembling, installing and maintaining pipes for various processing systems; moving and handling objects; and communicating with colleagues on work-related tasks. They are also responsible for inspecting and repairing equipment, organizing and planning work activities, and operating vehicles, machinery, and equipment. Additionally, pipe welders may be responsible for training colleagues, and they must document any work they have performed.

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Pipe Welder Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Pipe Welder

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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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Pipe Welding
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National Average
$52,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 25%
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