Underwater Welder Salary

The average salary for an Underwater Welder is $63,871 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$38,000 - $111,025
$38K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,611
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50%
90%

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$14.09 - $35.48
$14
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $24.97
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50%
90%

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$0$111K
Salary $38,000 - $111,025
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,695 - $106,009
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $14.09 - $35.48
Overtime $1.64 - $59.18
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,695 - $106,009
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Underwater Welder

Underwater welders are responsible for installing and repairing pipelines and rigs, often relating to the oil and gas industry. Advanced skills in scuba diving are necessary for this position, and these welders should also be certified as commercial divers, which can be done by attending a specialized commercial diving school. Certification as a welder is also necessary, as well as knowledge of both dry and wet welding.

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Underwater Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Underwater Welder

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Underwater Welder Salaries

Mid-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 7%