The average hourly pay for a Metal Fabricator in United Kingdom is £10.55.
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Job Description for Metal Fabricator
Metal fabricators are responsible for conducting fabrication work for their facilities, as well as maintaining equipment, keeping work areas clean, and ensuring that safety standards are met at all times. Basic daily duties include positioning and fitting parts to weld, reading blueprints to fabricate parts accurately, performing welds, and operating other fabrication equipment. These tools used by metal fabricators include grinders, drill presses, plasma cutters, shears, flame cutters, and othe…Read more
Metal Fabricator Tasks
- Fabricate carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other metals working from drawings and written instructions.
- Set up and operate fabricating machines to form and assemble metal components.
- Position and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications.
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Popular Skills for Metal Fabricator
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.
Pay by Experience Level for Metal Fabricator
An early career Metal Fabricator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £9.06 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Metal Fabricator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.37 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Metal Fabricator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.75 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £12.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Metal Fabricator in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (7.6% less), Hull, England: East Riding of Yorkshire (5.2% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (2.0% less).
Years of Experience
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