Average Welder with Pipe Welding Skills Hourly Pay

$19.06
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,452
Bonus
$2,299
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Pipe Welding skills is $19.06.
10%
$13.54
10%
$19.06
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$30.13
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90%
MEDIAN $19.06
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $30
Bonus
$151 - $5,078
Profit Sharing
$489 - $10,213
Total Pay
$29,673 - $76,717

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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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Career Paths

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Welder
Combo Welder
Welding Inspector (Certified)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Welder

Skills that pay less than market rate include Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Blueprints, Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

An entry-level Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.83 based on 26 salaries. An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.99 based on 534 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.35 based on 377 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.35 based on 399 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 34.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (32.3% more) and Houston, Texas (22.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.4% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,613 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
33.1%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
24.7%
Late Career
17.2%