Avg. Salary
$25.31
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Pipe Welder in Norfolk, Virginia is $25.31 per hour.

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Job Description for Pipe Welder

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 must document any work they have performed.

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Pipe Welder Tasks
  • 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.

About Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk city, Virginia
246,393
Male:
128,917 (52.3%)
Female:
117,476 (47.7%)
Norfolk (/ˈnɔːrfᵿk/ NOR-fək, local /ˈnɒfʊk/ NOF-uuk) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 247,189 making it the second-most populous city in Virginia, behind neighboring Virginia Beach. Norfolk is located at the core of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads metro area, officially known as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA. The city is bordered to the west by the Elizabeth River and to the north by the Chesapeake Bay. It also shares land borders with the independent cities of Chesapeake to its south and Virginia Beach to its east. One of the oldest of the cities in Hampton Roads, Norfolk is...
Norfolk:
$45,996
Virginia:
$66,262
$987
Norfolk:
$204,800
Virginia:
$257,800
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Pipe Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Pipe Welder

5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Skills That Affect Pipe Welder Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▼14%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▼14%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: