Welder in Louisville, Kentucky Salary

A Welder in Louisville, Kentucky earns an average wage of $15.97 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$12.04 - $29.59
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MEDIAN: $15.97
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $29.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.82  
Overtime
$24.52  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,124 - $67,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Louisville, Kentucky

Jefferson County, Kentucky
760,026
Louisville (pronounced /ˈluːəvəl/, /ˈlʌvəl/ or /ˈluːiːvɪl/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being the state's second-largest city of Lexington. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County. Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France, making Louisville one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Sited beside the Falls of the Ohio, the only major obstruction to river traffic between the upper Ohio River and the Gulf of Mexico, the settlement first grew as a portage site. It was the founding city of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, which grew into a 6,000-mile (9,700 km) system across 13 states. Today, the city is known as the home of the...

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$35,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Aluminum Welding
▲10%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲9%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲3%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲2%

National Average
$35,000

Welding
▼1%

Plasma Cutting
▼1%

Blueprints
▼1%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▼1%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼4%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 11%
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