A Welding Technician earns an average wage of $18.09 per hour.
Welding Technician Total Pay (?
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$28,590 - $62,012
(Median)
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46K
54K
62K
MEDIAN: $45,679
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Welding Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.45 - $23.35
(Median)
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23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,590 - $62,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
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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$28,587 - $60,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $23.35  
   
Overtime
$17.97 - $34.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
   
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).
)
$28,587 - $60,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Welding Technician
  • Complete welding projects in a timely fashion according to timelines established by management.
  • Collaborate with other members of construction teams to complete projects.
  • Operate welding equipment safely with special attention paid to all worker health guidelines.
Pay by Experience Level for Welding Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Welding Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%
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