An Entry-Level Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer earns an average wage of $15.04 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding.

$29,946 - $120,000
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$120K
MEDIAN: $44,256
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50%
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$11.09 - $22.20
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,946 - $120,000  
   
Bonus
$700  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$23,753 - $55,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.09 - $22.20  
   
Overtime
$14.30 - $31.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$700  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$23,753 - $55,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Skills That Affect Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 21%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 11%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 7%

Welding
up arrow 4%

Arc Welding
up arrow 3%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 3%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 3%

Machine Operation
up arrow 2%

Plasma Cutting
0%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
0%

National Average
$35,000

Blueprints
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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