Welding Technician Salary (United States)

A Welding Technician earns an average wage of $17.73 per hour.
Welding Technician Salary (?
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$28,782 - $70,234
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,963
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Welding Technician Salary (?
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$12.35 - $23.40
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,782 - $70,234  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,740  
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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$27,738 - $63,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $23.40  
   
Overtime
$18.06 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,740  
   
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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$27,738 - $63,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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.

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Experience Affects Welding Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%