Welder in Austin, Texas Salary

A Welder in Austin, Texas earns an average wage of $16.83 per hour. A skill in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$10.82 - $26.66
$11
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $16.83
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.82 - $26.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$23.97  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,440 - $78,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲8%

Pipe Welding
▲6%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲5%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲4%

Aluminum Welding
▲4%

National Average
$40,000

Welding
▼3%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼8%

Blueprints
▼8%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼10%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 53%
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