$18.59
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Fabricator in Salem, Oregon is $18.59 per hour.

Job Description for Fabricator

Fabricating is the act of creating metal structures. There are many tasks that are part of the fabricator's work, including cutting, grinding, welding, and assembling these structures. Often fabricators work on assembly lines, but many jobs also include metal fabrication tasks such as blacksmithing and ironworking.

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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.

About Salem, Oregon

Marion County, Oregon
164,543
Male:
80,839 (49.1%)
Female:
83,704 (50.9%)
Salem /ˈseɪləm/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County. It is located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River, which runs north through the city. The river forms the boundary between Marion and Polk counties, and the city neighborhood of West Salem is in Polk County. Salem was founded in 1842, became the capital of the Oregon Territory in 1851, and was incorporated in 1857. Salem had a population of 154,637 at the 2010 census, making it the third largest city in the state after Portland and Eugene. Salem is less than an hour driving distance away from Portland. Salem is the principal city of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that covers Marion and Polk counties and had a combined population of 390,738 at the 2010 census. A 2013 estimate placed the metropolitan population at...
Salem:
$49,037
Oregon:
$54,148
$812
Salem:
$203,200
Oregon:
$264,100
3.6%

Fabricator Job Listings

Key Stats for Fabricator

1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%