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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 $14.41 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Blueprints and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).
$20,122 - $59,433
(Median)
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46K
59K
MEDIAN: $35,439
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$10.41 - $20.11
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,122 - $59,433  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,916  
Profit Sharing
$2.57 - $3,973  
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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$22,925 - $50,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $20.11  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $28.95  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.57 - $3,973  
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).
)
$22,925 - $50,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 796
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Blueprints
up arrow 20%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 11%

Arc Welding
up arrow 10%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 7%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 3%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 2%

Machine Operation
up arrow 2%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 1%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
0%

Welding
0%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 34%