Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Metal Fabricator is $18.18
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Metal Fabricators?
An early career Metal Fabricator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.05 based on 118 salaries. A mid-career Metal Fabricator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.77 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Metal …Read more
What Do Metal Fabricators Do?
Metal fabricators are responsible for conducting fabrication work for their facilities, as well as maintaining equipment, keeping work areas clean, and ensuring that safety standards are met at all times. Basic daily duties include positioning and fitting parts to weld, reading blueprints to fabricate parts accurately, performing welds, and operating other fabrication equipment. These tools used by metal fabricators include grinders, drill presses, plasma cutters, shears, flame cutters, and …Read more
- Fabricate carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other metals working from drawings and written instructions.
- Set up and operate fabricating machines to form and assemble metal components.
- Position and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications.