Average Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Hourly Pay

$16.30
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$965
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer is $16.30.
10%
$11.86
MEDIAN
$16.30
90%
$25.50
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Bonus
$99 - $5,117
Profit Sharing
$206 - $2,017
Total Pay
$25,650 - $63,456

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Job Description for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Tasks
  • Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment.

Job Satisfaction for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

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Popular Skills for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Skills in Welding, Blueprints, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Plasma Cutting and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

An entry-level Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.51 based on 16 salaries. An early career Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.04 based on 228 salaries. A mid-career Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.17 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.70 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 31.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.7% more) and Denver, Colorado (22.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 526 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
43.3%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
19.4%