Earnings for Experienced Pipe Welders come in at around $25.04 per hour on average. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Pipe Welders. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,000 - $130,000
$38K
$73K
$130K
MEDIAN: $73,194
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$19.25 - $44.31
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$25
$44
MEDIAN: $25.04
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$38,000 - $130,000  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$40,441 - $115,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.25 - $44.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$19.50  
Overtime
$27.96 - $59.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$40,441 - $115,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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Key Stats for Pipe Welder

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
082
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%
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Skills That Affect Pipe Welder Salaries

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 7%

Welding
up arrow 3%

Pipe Welding
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Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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National Average
$60,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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