A Welder in Grand Rapids, Michigan earns an average wage of $16.14 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$12.08 - $20.61
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$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $20.61  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $39.45  
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$28,925 - $52,349  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Grand Rapids, Michigan

Kent County, Michigan
195,099
Male:
95,669 (49.0%)
Female:
99,430 (51.0%)
Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles (48 km) east of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 188,040. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648, and the combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland had a population of 1,321,557. Grand Rapids is the county seat of Kent County, Michigan. A historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is home to five of the world's leading office furniture companies, and is nicknamed Furniture City. Its more common modern nickname of River City refers to the landmark river for which it was named. The city and surrounding communities are economically diverse, based in the health care, information technology, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others. Grand Rapids is the hometown of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who is buried with...
Grand Rapids:
$41,857
Michigan:
$51,084
$830
Grand Rapids:
$122,000
Michigan:
$137,500
4.6%

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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Welding
up arrow 8%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$38,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None:
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