Experienced Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salary

The average Experienced Welder earns approximately $17.66 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,161 - $64,564
$24K
$40K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,147
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$13.41 - $25.20
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.62
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$0$73K
Salary $24,161 - $64,564
Bonus $983
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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$28,629 - $73,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $13.41 - $25.20
Overtime $20.76 - $48.75
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $983
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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$28,629 - $73,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 73

Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Job Listings

Key Stats for Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
10-19 years
77%
20 years or more
23%

Skills That Affect Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲13%

Plasma Cutting
▲6%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲6%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲3%

Blueprints
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▼1%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▼2%

Arc Welding
▼4%

Welding
▼7%

Aluminum Welding
▼7%

Machine Operation
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 32%