Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Skills Salary

A Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) skills earns an average wage of $18.27 per hour.

$39,777 - $71,216
$44K
MEDIAN: $44,000
50%

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$13.67 - $25.07
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$44,000  
   
Bonus
$1,625  
Profit Sharing
$7,475  
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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$29,237 - $74,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $25.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.90 - $55.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,625  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,475  
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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$29,237 - $74,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Pay by Experience for a Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer has a positive trend. An entry-level Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 19 salaries. A Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Experienced
▲1%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 26%
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