The average pay for a Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter is $16.99 per hour.
Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Total Pay (?
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$28,273 - $53,993
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MEDIAN: $40,000
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Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Total Pay (?
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$12.34 - $22.41
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,273 - $53,993  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,052  
Profit Sharing
$105.81 - $2,358  
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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$27,948 - $56,839  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $22.41  
   
Overtime
$17.41 - $33.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,052  
   
Profit Sharing
$105.81 - $2,358  
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).
)
$27,948 - $56,839  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 413
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Job Description for Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter
Structural metal fabricators/fitters are responsible for fabricating and fitting metal structures for their company. They are in charge of create metal pieces to complete projects and ensuring that are correctly positioned and meet the project's needed. Structural metal fabricators/fitters study and analyze engineering drawing before the fabrication process, as well as use a personal computer to create molds and designs before the metal is molded into specific shapes. They take part into the fitting process and assess safety after the metal structures have been put into place. In all tasks, structural metal fabricators/fitters must follow strict safety regulations to prevent accidents.
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Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Tasks
  • Grind and finish pieces and products.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, templates, schematics, and other drawings to correctly lay out pieces.
  • Install or load final products.
  • Position, align, and assemble fabricate parts for assembly.
  • Maintain equipment, tools, and workspace.
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Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$39,000
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Experience Affects Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salaries

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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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National Average
$39,000
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 25%
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