Median pay for Late-Career Pipe Welders is around $27.05 per hour. For the most part, Late-Career Pipe Welders enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly more than a fifth lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,034 - $122,554
$39K
$52K
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MEDIAN: $52,279
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$19.80 - $44.56
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,034 - $122,554  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$41,641 - $123,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.80 - $44.56  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $61.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$41,641 - $123,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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Key Stats for Pipe Welder

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Pipe Welder Salaries

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
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Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Welding
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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National Average
$61,000

Pipe Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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