Welder in Bakersfield Salary

A Welder in Bakersfield, California earns an average wage of $16.68 per hour. A skill in Plasma Cutting is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

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About Bakersfield, California

Kern County, California
373,627
Male:
182,154 (48.8%)
Female:
191,473 (51.2%)
Bakersfield is a city located in the San Joaquin Valley of California, where it sits on the southern end of the Central Valley within the Kern County boundaries. The city is 110 mi (180 km) north of Los Angeles and about the same distance south of Fresno. It is an inland city about 135 mi (217 km) east of Pismo Beach on the Pacific Ocean. Bakersfield's population is around 375,000, making it the 9th largest city in California and the 52nd largest city in the United States. The city is also the county seat for Kern County, which encompasses the entire MSA and is the third largest county in California by area. The total Bakersfield inner urban area, which includes East Bakersfield and Rosedale, has a population of about 464,000. Bakersfield is in Kern County which is generally considered part of Southern California and shares its southern border with Los Angeles County. However, many residents...
Bakersfield:
$61,039
California:
$64,500
$979
Bakersfield:
$237,600
California:
$449,100
6.9%

Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Welder

1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
67%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Plasma Cutting
▲14%

National Average
$40,000

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▼12%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼20%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▼22%

Welding
▼23%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
67%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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