The average wage for a Mig Welder is C$19.91 per hour. A skill in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

C$33,600 - C$55,000
C$41K
MEDIAN: C$41,000
50%
C$15.24 - C$27.67
C$15
C$20
C$28
MEDIAN: C$19.91
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$60K
Salary C$41,000
Bonus C$500
Profit Sharing C$1,900
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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C$31,867 - C$60,648
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$15.24 - C$27.67
Overtime C$21.00 - C$35.72
Annual Data C$0C$60K
Bonus C$500
Profit Sharing C$1,900
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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C$31,867 - C$60,648
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

Job Description for Mig Welder

MIG welders are physical laborers that use a particular type of weld, known as a metal inert gas (MIG) weld, to permanently attach two substances together. Mig welders work in a wide variety of industries, including the oil and gas industry, aerospace engineering, manufacturing, and automotive engineering.

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Mig Welder Tasks

  • Follow blueprints to arrange metal pieces and temporarily fix them into position before welding.
  • Measure and cut metal pieces to blueprint specifications.
  • Join together metal pieces with welding machines that use the MIG process.
  • Safely set up and operate welding machines and other shop equipment.

Common Career Paths for Mig Welder


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Pay by Experience Level for Mig Welder

Pay by Experience for a Mig Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Mig Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mig Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Mig Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 13 salaries. A Mig Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mig Welder

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Mig Welder Salaries

Mid-Career
▲25%

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
C$43,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 23%