Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Tig Welder is $19.25
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Tig Welders?
An entry-level Tig Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.57 based on 22 salaries. An early career Tig Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.47 based on 402 salaries. A mid-career Tig Welder …Read more
What Do Tig Welders Do?
A tig welder is responsible for welding parts in many different directions, including flat, horizontal, vertical, and even overhead. They are also in charge of welding steel, and sometimes aluminum, parts. Tig welders must be able to operate effectively in a team atmosphere, be self-motivated, and be goal-oriented. Tig welders may work during first, second and/or third shifts. This is a physically demanding job that requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, lift heavy equipment, …Read more