Experienced Pipe Welder Salary

An average Experienced Pipe Welder can expect to take home roughly $25.31 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. For the most part, Experienced Pipe Welders enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,230 - $166,873
$38K
$62K
$170K
MEDIAN: $61,958
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$19.42 - $45.27
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$25
$45
MEDIAN: $25.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$38,230 - $166,873  
   
Bonus
$1,850  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,843 - $121,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.42 - $45.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$19.50  
Overtime
$29.17 - $59.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,850  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$40,843 - $121,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,562

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Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Pipe Welders, 31 percent higher than the national average.

Key Stats for Pipe Welder

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Skills That Affect Pipe Welder Salaries

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲5%

Welding
▲2%

Pipe Welding
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▼1%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▼2%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 28%
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