The average pay for a Welder in Houston, Texas is $19.53 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Aluminum Welding and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW).

$30,410 - $99,170
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$54K
$99K
MEDIAN: $54,000
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$13.54 - $31.16
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$30,410 - $99,170  
   
Bonus
$703  
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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$29,742 - $83,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $31.16  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $45.93  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$703  
   
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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$29,742 - $83,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Welder Salaries






Pipe Welding
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Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
0%

Plasma Cutting
0%

National Average
$46,000

Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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