Average Welder Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£11.03
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£675
Bonus
£1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Welder in United Kingdom is £11.03.
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£8.07
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£11.03
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£15.44
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Hourly Rate
£8 - £15
Bonus
£147 - £3,624
Profit Sharing
£0 - £1,000
Total Pay
£17,155 - £35,315
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What Do Welders Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

An entry-level Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £9.00 based on 9 salaries. An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.63 based on 208 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £11.16 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £11.92 based on 197 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £12.
Employees with Welder in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Durham, England: Durham (22.9% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (14.0% less) and Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 754 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
27.6%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
26.1%
Late Career
21.2%

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