The average pay for a Welding Instructor is $48,914 per year.

$35,380 - $72,352
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,913
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$15.32 - $40.28
(Median)
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$25
$40
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,380 - $72,352  
   
Bonus
$4,500  
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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$35,263 - $78,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $40.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.92  
Overtime
$38.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$4,500  
   
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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$35,263 - $78,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Welding Instructor

A welding instructor is a teacher and trainer who specializes in teaching welding techniques and proper procedures for joining metals. They typically work in technical or trade school programs to provide training to prospective metalworkers, pipe-fitters, machinists, and other skilled laborers who need a proper foundation in welding work for their careers. Welding instructors also offer basics and background information regarding metallurgy, including some basic physics about how welding can be affected by a range of factors.

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Experience Affects Welding Instructor Salaries


National Average
$51,000




Skills That Affect Welding Instructor Salaries

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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National Average
$51,000

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Welding
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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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