The average salary for a Welding Inspector is AU$104,794 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$60,608 - AU$202,735
AU$61K
AU$100K
AU$200K
MEDIAN: AU$100,627
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50%
90%
AU$33.63 - AU$90.18
AU$34
AU$44
AU$90
MEDIAN: AU$43.99
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$202K
Salary AU$60,608 - AU$202,735
Bonus AU$7,500
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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AU$71,427 - AU$188,979
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data AU$0AU$90
Hourly Rate AU$33.63 - AU$90.18
Overtime AU$42.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$188K
Bonus AU$7,500
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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AU$71,427 - AU$188,979
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Welding Inspector

A welding inspector oversees other welders to make sure that they are carrying out welding techniques properly and are adhering to time constraints and safety standards. The welding inspector also needs to periodically inspect equipment to make sure that it is in working order. When there are methods and procedures that can be improved in the welding guidelines, the welding inspector must update the standards. The welding inspector may be in charge of providing training for a group of welders and getting them certified. Inspection of the welding results also needs to be done to make sure that they are meeting standards. Therefore, public speaking skills may come in handy.

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Welding Inspector Tasks

  • Inspect weldments to determine if they meet specifications and material standards.
  • Educate staff and welders in safety and assembly procedures and requirements.
  • Document all inspections, computations, results, and feedback provided.

Welding Inspector Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Welding Inspector

Pay by Experience for a Welding Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Welding Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 5 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Welding Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$97,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Welding Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$116,000 based on 10 salaries. A Welding Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$98,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$97,771

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Key Stats for Welding Inspector

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Welding Inspector Salaries

▲19%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
AU$98,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 67%