A Welder in Lafayette, Indiana earns an average wage of $15.40 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$11.92 - $24.16
(Median)
$12
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $24.16  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $36.51  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$28,233 - $63,943  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
0%

National Average
$38,000

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 1%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 2%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 2%

Blueprints
up arrow 3%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 12%

Welding
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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