Average Welder with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Skills Hourly Pay in San Antonio, Texas

$15.05
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) skills in San Antonio, Texas is $15.05.
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$10.21
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$15.05
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$24.47
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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 Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Blueprints and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $15.29 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.12 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 50.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (31.4% more) and San Diego, California (30.1% more).

Years of Experience

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Early Career
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Mid Career
50.0%