Spot Welder Salary

A Spot Welder earns an average wage of $12.58 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9.57 - $18.57
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$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.58
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $18.57  
   
Overtime
$13.67 - $34.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,504  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,695 - $44,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Spot Welder

  • Cut or join together metal pieces using manual or semi-automatic welding machines.
  • Safely set up and operate welding machines and other shop equipment.
  • Follow blueprints to arrange metal pieces and temporarily fix them into position before welding.

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Pay by Experience Level for Spot Welder

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Spot Welder

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Spot Welder Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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