Avg. Salary
$17.49
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Tig Welder in Louisville, Kentucky is $17.49 per hour.

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Job Description for Tig Welder

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, and properly wear and use safety gear. Typical employers for tig welders are companies that manufacture metal products. This is generally a full time position with the option of overtime.

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Tig Welder Tasks
  • Cut or join together metal pieces using manual or semi-automatic welding machines.
  • Safely set up and operate welding machines and other shop equipment.
  • Follow blueprints to arrange metal pieces and temporarily fix them into position before welding.

About Louisville, Kentucky

Jefferson County, Kentucky
760,026
Louisville (pronounced /ˈluːəvəl/, /ˈlʌvəl/ or /ˈluːiːvɪl/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being the state's second-largest city of Lexington. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County. Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France, making Louisville one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Sited beside the Falls of the Ohio, the only major obstruction to river traffic between the upper Ohio River and the Gulf of Mexico, the settlement first grew as a portage site. It was the founding city of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, which grew into a 6,000-mile (9,700 km) system across 13 states. Today, the city is known as the home of the...

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Key Stats for Tig Welder

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
50%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 40%