Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Skills Salary

The average wage for a Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills is $16.51 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$12.29 - $24.96
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $24.96  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $34.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $506  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$26,307 - $58,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Experience Affects Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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