Welder in New Orleans Salary

The average pay for a Welder in New Orleans, Louisiana is $18.55 per hour. A skill in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) is associated with high pay for this job.

$15.17 - $20.88
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MEDIAN: $18.55
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Hourly Rate
$15.17 - $20.88  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
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$35,806 - $126,621  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

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Key Stats for Welder

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲34%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲3%

Aluminum Welding
▲2%

Welding
▲2%

Blueprints
▼0%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▼2%

Arc Welding
▼9%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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