A Welding Supervisor earns an average wage of $20.93 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$46,062 - $93,627
$46K
$63K
$94K
MEDIAN: $62,800
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$15.61 - $28.79
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,062 - $93,627  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,728  
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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$37,403 - $76,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.61 - $28.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.91  
Overtime
$21.56 - $44.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,728  
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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$37,403 - $76,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 149

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Job Description for Welding Supervisor

Welding supervisors are in charge of supervising welding performance and project completion on behalf of their company. They are responsible for overseeing welding tasks to make sure they meet safety requirements, production schedules and budgets, and product quality requirements. They communicate with welders and others within their organization to reach all organizational goals in a timely manner. Welding supervisors use their strong technical knowledge to recommend changes and anticipate issues with the welding process.

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Welding Supervisor Tasks

  • Oversee staff, hiring, discipline, and safety issues for a welding department.
  • Handle emergent daily problems.
  • Schedule production activities and maintain inventory to increase production and quality.
  • Set maintenance schedules and equipment tolerances, and ensure a safe operating environment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Welding Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Welding Supervisor

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Welding Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$52,000



Skills That Affect Welding Supervisor Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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Welding
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Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
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National Average
$52,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Blueprints
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Aluminum Welding
up arrow 11%

Robotic Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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