A Welder in Indianapolis, Indiana earns an average wage of $15.60 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Manufacturing Fabrication and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW).

$34,500 - $41,026
$40K
MEDIAN: $39,664
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$11.23 - $24.47
$11
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$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$39,665  
   
Bonus
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$24,619 - $51,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$21.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$650  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,619 - $51,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
5.6%

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 11%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 11%

Blueprints
up arrow 10%

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 6%

Welding
up arrow 5%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 5%

Arc Welding
up arrow 2%

Pipe Welding
up arrow 2%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 1%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 3%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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