The average pay for a Welder Lead Hand is AU$28.70 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$61,906 - AU$86,325
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$69,350
50%
AU$21.28 - AU$43.68
AU$21
AU$29
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$29.25
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$92K
Salary AU$69,350
Bonus AU$1,000
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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AU$45,287 - AU$92,598
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data AU$0AU$69
Hourly Rate AU$21.28 - AU$43.68
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$69.53
Annual Data AU$0AU$92K
Bonus AU$1,000
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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AU$45,287 - AU$92,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Welder Lead Hand

Welding is a physically strenuous job that is a vital part of fields such as construction and automobile manufacturing. In many instances, several people perform different welding jobs for a project, working either according to their specialties or on the work that must be completed most quickly. Groups of welders are overseen by a welder lead hand. Lead hands are found in several other areas of construction and manufacturing work; like other lead hands, the welder lead hand directly supervises people performing a specific job (in this case, welding). The welder lead hand is responsible for ensuring that the welders' contribution to the overall process remains high and is conducted in safe conditions. The welder lead hand acts as a sort of liaison between upper management and front-line employees, and they take on a direct supervisory role to ensure that work progresses at an optimal pace.

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Welder Lead Hand Tasks

  • Cut or join together metal pieces using manual or semi-automatic welding machines.
  • Safely set up and operate welding machines and other shop equipment.
  • Follow blueprints to arrange metal pieces and temporarily fix them into position before welding.

Welder Lead Hand Job Listings

Key Stats for Welder Lead Hand

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Welder Lead Hand Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%