The average rate for a Welder Lead Hand is C$29.99 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

C$20.73 - C$44.40
C$21
C$28
C$44
MEDIAN: C$28.31
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50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$61
Hourly Rate C$20.73 - C$44.40
Overtime C$38.08 - C$61.08
Annual Data C$0C$99K
Bonus C$2,095
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$42,975 - C$99,523
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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.

Common Career Paths for Welder Lead Hand


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Key Stats for Welder Lead Hand

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Welder Lead Hand Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
C$63,000

Late-Career
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%