The average rate for a Welder in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $16.89 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Manufacturing Fabrication.

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Overtime
$21.29 - $49.32  
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$27,616 - $70,430  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Welder

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%


National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Arc Welding
up arrow 20%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 17%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 14%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 10%

Blueprints
up arrow 10%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 7%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 4%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 10%

Welding
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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