Mid-Career Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salary

The average wage for a Mid-Career Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer is $16.88 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

$24,328 - $295,898
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MEDIAN: $69,919
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$12.33 - $25.43
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MEDIAN: $16.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$24,328 - $295,898  
   
Bonus
$700  
Total Pay (?
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$27,765 - $80,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $25.43  
   
Overtime
$13.06 - $44.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$27,765 - $80,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Key Stats for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
5-9 years
64%
10-19 years
36%
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Skills That Affect Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲29%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲12%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲11%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲10%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲9%

Blueprints
▲5%

Welding
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Arc Welding
▼1%

Aluminum Welding
▼4%

Plasma Cutting
▼5%

Machine Operation
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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