Entry-Level Welder in Nashville, Tennessee Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Welder in Nashville, Tennessee is $16.30 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Blueprints.

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About Nashville, Tennessee

Davidson County, Tennessee
626,681
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. Nashville is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. Thirty-five of the members are elected from single-member districts; five are elected at-large. According to 2015 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 678,889. The "balance"...

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Key Stats for Welder

1-4 years
88%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲19%

Blueprints
▲17%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲2%

National Average
$36,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼9%

Plasma Cutting
▼13%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼13%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▼14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 17%
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