Combo Welder Salary

A Combo Welder earns an average wage of $19.98 per hour. A skill in Pipe Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,536 - $87,131
$31K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $49,609
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50%
90%

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$14.42 - $36.05
$14
$20
$36
MEDIAN: $20.43
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$0$93K
Salary $30,536 - $87,131
Bonus $-0.50 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $600
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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$32,176 - $93,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $14.42 - $36.05
Hourly Tips $0.17
Overtime $20.33 - $52.26
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $-0.50 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $600
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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$32,176 - $93,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 472

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Job Description for Combo Welder

Combo welders join metal using welding equipment, but usually do not specialize in a particular type of welding. Specific duties of this position can vary by employer, so combo welders are expected to be well-versed in all types of welding, including MIG, TIG, Stick, and Flux Core. This means a significant amount of training is required for this position, which often includes two years of study at a trade school followed by up to four years of apprenticeship with a skilled welder.

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Popular Skills for Combo Welder

Pay by Experience Level for Combo Welder

Pay by Experience for a Combo Welder has a positive trend. An entry-level Combo Welder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 194 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Combo Welder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 176 salaries. An experienced Combo Welder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 175 salaries. A Combo Welder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 130 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,106

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

Combo Welder Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Combo Welder?

Combo Welder in Lafayette:
Pros: It is where I live. Close commute and good food.
Cons: There is not enough work in the surrounding area.

Combo Welder in Chesapeake:
"I love it."
Pros: The opportunity to learn more. The ability to see finished work. Opportunity to better my skills.
Cons: The pay, the recognition, the lack of an opportunity to advance, the disorganization.

Combo Welder in Lewistown:
"Enjoyable."
Pros: I love to welding, I get better every day I go to work.
Cons: There is a lot of repitition where I work. For example, I will make 1000 of the same peice for a sraight month.

Combo Welder in Saint Paul:
"Lots of new challenges."
Pros: The changes from day to day. You rarely do the same sign twice.
Cons: The lack of detail in some of the prints.

Combo Welder in Lynchburg:
Pros:
Cons: Im only getting paid 11.50 with my exp. Of 5 years.

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Key Stats for Combo Welder

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Combo Welder Salaries

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$48,000

▼9%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Combo Welder Salaries

▲8%


National Average
$48,000


Blueprints
▼1%


Manufacturing Fabrication
▼4%


Welding
▼21%

Aluminum Welding
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 30%
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