Avg. Salary
$15.72
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Tig Welder in Elkhart, Indiana is $15.72 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 Elkhart, Indiana

Elkhart County, Indiana
51,539
Male:
24,872 (48.3%)
Female:
26,667 (51.7%)
Elkhart /ˈɛlkɑːrt/ is a city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. The city is located 15 miles (24 km) east of South Bend, Indiana, 110 miles (180 km) east of Chicago, Illinois, and 150 miles (240 km) north of Indianapolis, Indiana. Elkhart has the larger population of the two principal cities of the Elkhart-Goshen Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in turn is part of the South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area, in a region commonly known as Michiana. The population was 50,949 at the 2010 census. Despite the shared name, it is not the county seat of Elkhart County; that position is held by the city of Goshen, located about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Elkhart. When the Northwest Territory was organized in 1787, the area now known as Elkhart was mainly inhabited by the Ottawa, Chippewa, and Potawatomi Indian tribes. In 1829, the Village of Pulaski was established, consisting of a Post Office, mill, and...
Elkhart:
$35,505
Indiana:
$48,737
$684
Elkhart:
$84,100
Indiana:
$122,700
8.4%

Tig Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Tig Welder

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
80%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
80%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: