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

The average wage for a Mid-Career Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer is $16.98 per hour. A skill in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,511 - $587,228
$25K
$71K
$590K
MEDIAN: $71,469
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$11.93 - $24.79
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MEDIAN: $17.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Salary
$24,511 - $587,228  
   
Bonus
$700  
Total Pay (?
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$26,810 - $98,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.93 - $24.79  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $46.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$26,810 - $98,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Key Stats for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
5-9 years
66%
10-19 years
34%
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Skills That Affect Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲25%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲10%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲7%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲6%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲5%

Blueprints
▲1%

Arc Welding
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Welding
▼1%

Plasma Cutting
▼7%

Aluminum Welding
▼7%

Machine Operation
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 24%
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