An Entry-Level Welder in Tucson, Arizona earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW).

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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$9.86 - $21.33  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
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$20,869 - $39,970  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Tucson, Arizona

Pima County, Arizona
531,674
Male:
264,893 (49.8%)
Female:
266,781 (50.2%)
Tucson (/ˈtuːsɒn/ /tuːˈsɒn/) is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2015 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 980,263. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 1,010,025 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, both of which anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located 108 miles (174 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 mi (97 km) north of the U.S.–Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 59th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Major incorporated suburbs of...
Tucson:
$38,155
Arizona:
$51,492
$775
Tucson:
$139,400
Arizona:
$194,300
5.8%

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Key Stats for Welder

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
080
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 18%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 16%

Welding
up arrow 14%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 11%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 11%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 11%

Arc Welding
up arrow 4%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Blueprints
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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