Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Pipe Welder is $25.34
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pipe Welders?
An entry-level Pipe Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.23 based on 47 salaries. An early career Pipe Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.89 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Pipe …Read more
What Do Pipe Welders Do?
Pipe welders have a physically intensive job in which they perform a variety of tasks, including assembling, installing and maintaining pipes for various processing systems; moving and handling objects; and communicating with colleagues on work-related tasks. They are also responsible for inspecting and repairing equipment, organizing and planning work activities, and operating vehicles, machinery, and equipment. Additionally, pipe welders may be responsible for training colleagues, and they …Read more
- Arrange pipes according to blueprint and weld them together using manual or semi-automatic welding machines.
- Follow safety procedures when operating equipment.
- Install pipe hangers, valves, support structures, and other elements of pipe systems.
- Select pipes of the proper type, size, and material for project, cut them to the correct length.