A Welder in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $19.48 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Plasma Cutting and Blueprints. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$13.73 - $26.61
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$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.48
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Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $26.61  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
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$28,990 - $75,559  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
035
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 12%

Blueprints
up arrow 11%

Pipe Welding
up arrow 7%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 3%

Arc Welding
0%

National Average
$47,000

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 1%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 2%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 2%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 2%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 3%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 7%

Welding
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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