Welder with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Skills Salary

The average pay for a Welder with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) skills is $17.69 per hour.

$25,310 - $84,350
$25K
$43K
$84K
MEDIAN: $42,984
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50%
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$12.92 - $25.57
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.67
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$0$84K
Salary $25,310 - $84,350
Bonus $298.49 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $150.00 - $12,000
Commission $2,358
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,153 - $65,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 153
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.92 - $25.57
Hourly Tips $2.46
Overtime $18.78 - $38.53
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $298.49 - $5,918
Commission $2,358
Profit Sharing $150.00 - $12,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,153 - $65,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,943

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Pay by Experience for a Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 968 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 602 salaries. An experienced Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 561 salaries. A Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 315 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,729

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 353 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲15%

Experienced
▲8%

▲4%

National Average
$41,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 353 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 28%
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