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Average Fabricator Hourly Pay

$17.11
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$811
Bonus
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Fabricator is $17.11.
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$12.44
MEDIAN
$17.11
90%
$24.01
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$149 - $3,013
Profit Sharing
$202 - $5,547
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$27,353 - $54,809
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What Do Fabricators Do?

Fabricator Tasks
  • Perform various fabrication techniques such as saw, sand, polish, glue, seam and cut.
  • Perform minor machine maintenance.
  • Set stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule or template.
  • Measure work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Read job specification to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.

Job Satisfaction for Fabricator

3.4 out of 5
(327)
Satisfied
15Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Fabricator

The top respondents for the job title Fabricator are from the companies Granite, HD Supply Inc. and Quixote, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Granite where the average pay is $16.50. HD Supply Inc. pays the lowest at around $14.77.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Fabricators?

Skills in Manufacturing Fabrication, Blueprints, Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Fabricators?

An entry-level Fabricator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.91 based on 43 salaries. An early career Fabricator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.69 based on 621 salaries. A mid-career Fabricator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.96 based on 360 salaries. An experienced Fabricator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.74 based on 291 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Fabricator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 44.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (15.5% more) and Portland, Oregon (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,510 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
41.1%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
19.3%
Late Career
12.9%

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