Spot Welder Salary

A Spot Welder earns an average wage of $12.82 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9.73 - $19.31
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MEDIAN: $12.82
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $19.31  
   
Overtime
$13.62 - $34.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
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$22,017 - $46,901  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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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

Pay by Experience for a Spot Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Spot Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Spot Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Spot Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 10 salaries. A Spot Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Spot Welder

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Spot Welder Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 32%