The average hourly pay for a Mig Welder in Houston, Texas is $15.75.
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Job Description for Mig Welder
MIG welders are physical laborers that use a particular type of weld, known as a metal inert gas (MIG) weld, to permanently attach two substances together. Mig welders work in a wide variety of industries, including the oil and gas industry, aerospace engineering, manufacturing, and automotive engineering. Because MIG welding is offered in many high school curricula, many individuals learn the trade as part of their optional course of study. However, some MIG welders receive their training at v…Read more
Mig Welder Tasks
- Follow blueprints to arrange metal pieces and temporarily fix them into position before welding.
- Measure and cut metal pieces to blueprint specifications.
- Join together metal pieces with welding machines that use the MIG process.
- Safely set up and operate welding machines and other shop equipment.
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Employees with Mig Welder in their job title in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Omaha, Nebraska (13.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (14.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.3% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.3% less).
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