Average Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Lincoln, Nebraska

$17.66
Avg. Hourly Rate
$750
Bonus
$200
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Lincoln, Nebraska is $17.66.
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$14.59
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$17.66
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$21.52
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $22
Bonus
$0 - $750
Profit Sharing
$0 - $200
Total Pay
$30,846 - $44,816

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Job Description for Welder

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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Popular Skills for Welder

Skills in Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Aluminum Welding.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.00 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.93 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (13.9% more) and Houston, Texas (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
27.3%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
27.3%