Average Experienced Welder Hourly Pay in Peoria, Illinois

$21.36
Avg. Hourly Rate
$810
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Welder in Peoria, Illinois is $21.36.
25%
$18.75
MEDIAN
$21.36
75%
$32.07
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $32
Bonus
$0 - $810
Total Pay
$29,839 - $105,741
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What Do Welders Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills in Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.50 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.99 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Early Career
64.3%
Mid Career
35.7%