Average Spot Welder Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Spot Welder is $14.07.
MEDIAN $14.07
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
$400 - $1,500
Total Pay
$23,209 - $48,892

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Spot Welder
Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control...
Welding Inspector (Certified)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Spot Welder

Skills in Spot Welding, Blueprints, Precision Measurement, Welding and Training are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Spot Welder

An early career Spot Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.33 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Spot Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.70 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Spot Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.24 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

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Years of Experience

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