Welder in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

The average wage for a Welder in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $20.81 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Arc Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding.

$15.28 - $25.42
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$21
$25
MEDIAN: $20.50
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $25.42  
   
Overtime
$15.06 - $38.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,585 - $57,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
410,935
Male:
206,547 (50.3%)
Female:
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...
Minneapolis:
$54,571
Minnesota:
$63,488
$912
Minneapolis:
$227,500
Minnesota:
$200,000
4.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Pay by Experience for a Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 10 salaries. A Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Welder

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲22%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Arc Welding
▲24%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲18%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲14%

Welding
▲4%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲4%

Blueprints
▲3%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲2%

National Average
$45,000

Plasma Cutting
▼2%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▼7%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▼7%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 14%
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