Underwater Welder Salary

The average salary for an Underwater Welder is $67,500 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$19,200 - $110,000

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$12.58 - $44.70

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$19,200 - $110,000  
   
Bonus
$625 - $1,500  
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$24,960 - $101,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $44.70  
   
Overtime
$5.73 - $50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$625 - $1,500  
   
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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$24,960 - $101,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Underwater Welder

Underwater welders are responsible for installing and repairing pipelines and rigs, often relating to the oil and gas industry. Advanced skills in scuba diving are necessary for this position, and these welders should also be certified as commercial divers, which can be done by attending a specialized commercial diving school. Certification as a welder is also necessary, as well as knowledge of both dry and wet welding.

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Experience Affects Underwater Welder Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 50%
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