Avg. Salary
$15.25
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Tig Welder in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $15.25 per hour.

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$13.52
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$15.25
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$24.84
90%
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Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $13.52 - $24.84
Overtime $21.30
Annual Data $0$51K
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$28,319 - $51,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Grand Rapids, Michigan

Kent County, Michigan
195,099
Male:
95,669 (49.0%)
Female:
99,430 (51.0%)
Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles (48 km) east of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 188,040. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648, and the combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland had a population of 1,321,557. Grand Rapids is the county seat of Kent County, Michigan. A historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is home to five of the world's leading office furniture companies, and is nicknamed Furniture City. Its more common modern nickname of River City refers to the landmark river for which it was named. The city and surrounding communities are economically diverse, based in the health care, information technology, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others. Grand Rapids is the hometown of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who is buried with...
Grand Rapids:
$41,857
Michigan:
$51,084
$830
Grand Rapids:
$122,000
Michigan:
$137,500
4.6%

Tig Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Tig Welder

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Tig Welder Salaries

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲11%

Blueprints
▲3%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 18%