A Welder in Columbus, Ohio earns an average wage of $17.42 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Arc Welding.

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MEDIAN: $40,000
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$12.42 - $23.06
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$40,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,791 - $51,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.42 - $23.06  
   
Overtime
$26.93  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$26,791 - $51,936  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 15%

Arc Welding
up arrow 11%

Welding
up arrow 8%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 5%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 3%

Blueprints
up arrow 3%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 2%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 1%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
0%

National Average
$40,000

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 12%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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