The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Combo Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Houston, Texas is $23.88.
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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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Skills in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Pipe Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Fabrication.
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 $21.37 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Combo Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.49 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
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