Welder in Seattle Salary

A Welder in Seattle, Washington earns an average wage of $24.33 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Aluminum Welding.

$15.10 - $36.33
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MEDIAN: $24.33
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $36.33  
   
Overtime
$25.91 - $38.27  
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$31,627 - $79,531  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲23%

▲14%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$55,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲27%

Aluminum Welding
▲24%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲6%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲4%

Arc Welding
▲3%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲2%

Welding
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Plasma Cutting
▼1%


Blueprints
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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