The average pay for a Welder in Lafayette, Louisiana is $21.73 per hour. A skill in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$10.21 - $34.25
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$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$28,902 - $71,250  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
0%

National Average
$46,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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