A Welder earns an average wage of C$23.01 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Pipe Welding and Submerged Arc Welding (SAW).

C$34,415 - C$102,129
C$34K
C$51K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$51,010
10%
50%
90%
C$15.93 - C$37.27
C$16
C$23
C$37
MEDIAN: C$22.96
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$102K
Salary C$34,415 - C$102,129
Bonus C$197.83 - C$4,932
Profit Sharing C$193.92 - C$3,731
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$33,707 - C$85,141
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100
Hourly Data C$0C$58
Hourly Rate C$15.93 - C$37.27
Hourly Tips C$10.00
Overtime C$22.86 - C$58.91
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$197.83 - C$4,932
Profit Sharing C$193.92 - C$3,731
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$33,707 - C$85,141
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,110

Welder Job Listings

Popular Skills for Welder

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

Pay by Experience for a Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 603 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$56,000 based on 385 salaries. An experienced Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 299 salaries. A 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$64,000 based on 125 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,268

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Welder Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Welder?

Welder in Saskatoon:
"Welder."
Pros: Lots of experience in all different kind of trades.
Cons: Doing things that is not under your job title.

Welder in Regina:
Pros: I like being a welder firing thing and making somthing out if nothing.
Cons: I do not get paid as much as I think I should and others being paid more the. Me for doing the same job but not as good and with less experience.

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Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 177 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲27%

▲22%

▲11%

National Average
C$50,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Pipe Welding
▲41%

Submerged Arc Welding (SAW)
▲16%

Welder
▲10%


▲6%




National Average
C$50,000


Plasma Cutting
▼8%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 23%