A Welder in Salt Lake City, Utah earns an average wage of $18.25 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$14.39 - $29.60
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MEDIAN: $18.25
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $29.60  
   
Overtime
$37.75  
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$30,320 - $74,645  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake County, Utah
192,660
Male:
98,364 (51.1%)
Female:
94,296 (48.9%)
Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake or SLC, is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah. With an estimated population of 190,884 in 2014, the city lies at the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,153,340 (2014 estimate). Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City-Ogden-Provo Combined Statistical Area. This region is a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along an approximately 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a total population of 2,423,912 as of 2014. It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin (the other is Reno, Nevada), and the largest in the Intermountain West. The city was founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, Isaac Morley, George Washington Bradley and numerous other Mormon followers, who extensively irrigated...
Salt Lake City:
$48,761
Utah:
$62,912
$840
Salt Lake City:
$262,400
Utah:
$234,600
3.3%

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Key Stats for Welder

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1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 4%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 8%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 8%

Welding
up arrow 16%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 16%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 21%

Blueprints
up arrow 24%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 25%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 26%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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