Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salary

Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators pull down an average of $15.53 per hour. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and just over a half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession.

$18,937 - $178,715
$19K
$43K
$180K
MEDIAN: $43,000
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90%

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$11.31 - $19.97
$11
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$18,937 - $178,715  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $5,100  
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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$23,504 - $57,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.31 - $19.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.61  
Overtime
$16.50 - $30.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$150.00 - $5,100  
   
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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$23,504 - $57,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 205

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,413

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For Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators, Mobile provides a pay rate that is 17 percent greater than the national average.

Key Stats for Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲8%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲2%

Blueprints
▲1%

Welding
▲1%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲1%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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