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Entry-Level Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salary

An Entry-Level Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer earns an average wage of $14.45 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Blueprints, Arc Welding, and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).

$19,586 - $59,433
(Median)
$20K
$36K
$59K
MEDIAN: $36,121
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90%

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$10.42 - $20.59
(Median)
$10
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,586 - $59,433  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,551  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $1,300  
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).
)
$22,908 - $51,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.42 - $20.59  
   
Overtime
$14.17 - $29.76  
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.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,551  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $1,300  
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).
)
$22,908 - $51,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 580

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Blueprints
up arrow 19%

Arc Welding
up arrow 11%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 10%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 7%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 5%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 3%

Machine Operation
up arrow 2%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
0%

Welding
0%

National Average
$33,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 35%
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