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

Late-Career Welders take home an average $19.53 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by a little less than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$24,534 - $71,944
(Median)
$25K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,242
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90%

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$14.62 - $29.95
(Median)
$15
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,534 - $71,944  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$30,909 - $71,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $29.95  
   
Overtime
$16.84 - $38.44  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
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).
)
$30,909 - $71,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Blueprints
up arrow 9%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 8%

Plasma Cutting
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Aluminum Welding
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Arc Welding
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Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
0%

National Average
$43,000

Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 29%
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