Welder in San Antonio, Texas Salary

The average wage for a Welder in San Antonio, Texas is $17.07 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Arc Welding, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), and Welding.

$26,500 - $97,959
$40K
MEDIAN: $40,000
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$13.48 - $28.06
$13
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.07
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,000  
   
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$29,120 - $83,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $28.06  
   
Overtime
$30.75  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$29,120 - $83,200  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About San Antonio, Texas

Bexar County, Texas
1,469,824
Male:
721,405 (49.1%)
Female:
748,419 (50.9%)
San Antonio (/ˌsæn ænˈtoʊni.oʊ/ Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion known as the Texas Triangle. San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. Recent annexations have extended the city's boundaries into Medina County and, though for only a very tiny area near the city of Garden Ridge, into Comal County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. San Antonio is...
San Antonio:
$48,869
Texas:
$55,653
$901
San Antonio:
$126,600
Texas:
$152,000
3.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Pay by Experience for a Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 8 salaries. A Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲71%

Experienced
▲50%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲34%

Arc Welding
▲20%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲20%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲18%

▲15%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲11%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲4%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲2%

Blueprints
▲2%

National Average
$39,000

Aluminum Welding
▼9%

Plasma Cutting
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%