Mid-Career Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Skills Salary

The average wage for a Mid-Career Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills is $19.13 per hour.

$26,096 - $81,228
$26K
$47K
$81K
MEDIAN: $47,167
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$13.93 - $27.11
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$26,096 - $81,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,700  
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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$30,196 - $70,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $27.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$20.88 - $40.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,700  
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).
)
$30,196 - $70,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 510

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 22%
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