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Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salary with Blueprints skills

Welders with Blueprints skills take home approximately $17.92 per hour on average. Earnings sit near $13.53 per hour on the lower side but can approach $25.59 on the higher side. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and just under one-half receive dental plans. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$13.53 - $25.59
(Median)
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $25.59  
   
Overtime
$17.78 - $41.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
   
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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$29,430 - $66,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Blueprints skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $39K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $41K on average. Welders with Blueprints skills bring in $39K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $47K on average.

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Experience Affects Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Blueprints skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 29%
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