Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salary

Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators pull down an average of $15.68 per hour. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a little more than half get dental coverage, too. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$19,005 - $177,539
$19K
$51K
$180K
MEDIAN: $50,562
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50%
90%

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$11.41 - $20.15
$11
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.68
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$19,005 - $177,539  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $3,091  
Profit Sharing
$3,535  
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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$23,748 - $58,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.41 - $20.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.61  
Overtime
$16.58 - $30.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$195.74 - $3,091  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,535  
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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$23,748 - $58,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202

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National Average: $37,747

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators, Mobile offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators will also find cushy salaries in Tulsa (+5 percent).

Key Stats for Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲9%

Welding
▲2%

Blueprints
▲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 35 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 28%