Avg. Salary
$19.92
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Tig Welder in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $19.92 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 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
600,154
Male:
286,315 (47.7%)
Female:
313,839 (52.3%)
Milwaukee (/mɪlˈwɔːkiː/, /ˈmwɔːki/) is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The county seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. According to the 2010 census, Milwaukee has a population of 594,833. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 2,043,904 as of an official 2014 estimate. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s, with Poles and other immigrants arriving in the following decades. Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the...
Milwaukee:
$37,495
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$802
Milwaukee:
$114,000
Wisconsin:
$168,300
5.7%

Tig Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Tig Welder

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
20 years or more
38%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 20%