Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators is around $15.80 per hour. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and around half have dental, as well. Most Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$19,854 - $201,600
$20K
$53K
$200K
MEDIAN: $53,025
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$11.89 - $20.82
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MEDIAN: $15.80
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$0$201K
Salary $19,854 - $201,600
Bonus $195.74 - $3,091
Profit Sharing $1,535
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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$26,116 - $59,674
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.89 - $20.82
Hourly Tips $1.61
Overtime $16.68 - $30.77
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $195.74 - $3,091
Profit Sharing $1,535
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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$26,116 - $59,674
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 211

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Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,818

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators will find that Mobile offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 16 percent. Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators will also find cushy salaries in Tulsa (+5 percent).

Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter in Houston:
"Good job."
Be good at math.

Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter in Sumter:
"Tasks."
Be patient, focus on the blueprints, dont rush your work its a very detailed cield.

Key Stats for Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲9%

Blueprints
▲1%

Welding
▲1%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲1%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲1%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 31%
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