The average hourly pay for a Combo Welder in Houston, Texas is $26.11.
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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. Combo welders…Read more
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Popular Skills for Combo Welder
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Pipe Welding and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding.
Pay by Experience Level for Combo Welder
An early career Combo Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.80 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Combo Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.44 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Combo Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.50 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Combo Welder in their job title in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Corpus Christi, Texas (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Worth, Texas (33.0% less), Austin, Texas (29.9% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (21.5% less).
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