Average Welder Hourly Pay in Fresno, California

$15.44
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$2,250
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The average hourly pay for a Welder in Fresno, California is $15.44.
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$11.75
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$15.44
90%
$20
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$0 - $2,250
Total Pay
$26,256 - $54,464

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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 Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $14.01 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.42 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.99 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 37.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (33.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (32.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
32.7%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
10.2%