Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators sits in the ballpark of $15.82 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one-third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and roughly one-half have dental, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$19,459 - $220,598
$19K
$54K
$220K
MEDIAN: $53,693
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$11.94 - $21.65
$12
$16
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MEDIAN: $16.09
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$0$220K
Salary $19,459 - $220,598
Bonus $97.87 - $3,091
Profit Sharing $1,535
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,098 - $64,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.94 - $21.65
Hourly Tips $1.61
Overtime $16.07 - $31.73
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $97.87 - $3,091
Profit Sharing $1,535
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,098 - $64,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 214

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Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,128

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Mobile is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators, 16 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Structural Metal Fabricators will also find cushy salaries in Tulsa (+5 percent).

Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter in Houston:
"Good job."
Be good at math.

Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter in Sumter:
"Tasks."
Be patient, focus on the blueprints, dont rush your work its a very detailed cield.

Key Stats for Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲8%

Welding
▲1%

Blueprints
▼0%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▼0%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 35%
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