The average pay for a Tig Welder is C$23.12 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$44,000 - C$90,000
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$73,698
50%
C$16.16 - C$35.66
C$16
C$23
C$36
MEDIAN: C$22.76
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$90K
Salary C$73,698
Bonus C$2,400
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$34,953 - C$80,387
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$16.16 - C$35.66
Overtime C$23.49 - C$44.39
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$2,400
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$34,953 - C$80,387
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116

Job Description for Tig Welder

A tig welder is responsible for welding parts in many different directions, including flat, horizontal, vertical, and even overhead. They are also in charge of welding steel, and sometimes aluminum, parts. Tig welders must be able to operate effectively in a team atmosphere, be self-motivated, and be goal-oriented. Tig welders may work during first, second and/or third shifts. This is a physically demanding job that requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, lift heavy equipment, and properly wear and use safety gear. Typical employers for tig welders are companies that manufacture metal products. This is generally a full time position with the option of overtime.

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Tig Welder 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.

Common Career Paths for Tig Welder


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Popular Skills for Tig Welder

Pay by Experience Level for Tig Welder

Pay by Experience for a Tig Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Tig Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tig 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$54,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Tig Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 25 salaries. A Tig 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$71,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Tig Welder

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Tig Welder Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
C$51,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Tig Welder Salaries


National Average
C$51,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼16%

Aluminum Welding
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 18%