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

Late-Career Welders can expect to earn an average of $19.76 per hour. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Most Late-Career Welders are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$14.43 - $30.09
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $30.09  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $40.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$30,929 - $76,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Skills That Affect Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Blueprints
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Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 4%

Arc Welding
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Aluminum Welding
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Plasma Cutting
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Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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