A Mid-Career Welder in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average wage of $16.99 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Plasma Cutting, Blueprints, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

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MEDIAN: $16.00
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$12.08 - $25.12  
   
Overtime
$29.10  
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$25,127 - $69,516  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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Key Stats for Welder

5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 27%

Blueprints
up arrow 27%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 15%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 11%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 11%

National Average
$38,000

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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