Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salary with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills

A Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills earns an average wage of $16.54 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$12.06 - $25.23

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $25.23  
   
Overtime
$13.58 - $36.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$26,322 - $65,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Experience Affects Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 28%
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