The average rate for a Welder in Denver, Colorado is $17.67 per hour. A skill in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$36,908 - $75,000
$59K
MEDIAN: $58,958
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$12.46 - $31.15
$12
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $17.67
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$58,958  
   
Bonus
$506  
Total Pay (?
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$26,179 - $74,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $31.15  
   
Overtime
$19.07 - $36.54  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$506  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,179 - $74,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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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

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Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%


Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 41%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 6%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 6%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 4%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 4%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 2%

Welding
up arrow 1%

Blueprints
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Arc Welding
up arrow 1%

Pipe Welding
up arrow 1%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 6%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 10%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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