The average pay for a Welder is NZ$22.55 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

NZ$47,591 - NZ$58,958
NZ$50K
MEDIAN: NZ$49,604
50%
NZ$17.19 - NZ$30.58
NZ$17
NZ$23
NZ$31
MEDIAN: NZ$22.88
10%
50%
90%
NZ$0NZ$68K
Salary NZ$49,604
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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NZ$36,635 - NZ$68,544
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data NZ$0NZ$46
Hourly Rate NZ$17.19 - NZ$30.58
Hourly Tips NZ$0.00
Overtime NZ$20.43 - NZ$46.02
Annual Data NZ$0NZ$68K
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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NZ$36,635 - NZ$68,544
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 93

Welder Job Listings

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 NZ$45,000 based on 39 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 NZ$51,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$60,000 based on 21 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 NZ$48,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$49,965

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Welder

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
NZ$50,000

Late-Career
▼4%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Welding
▲4%

National Average
NZ$50,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼13%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%