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

$15.59
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$594
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in San Antonio, Texas is $15.59.
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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, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Fabrication.

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 $15.72 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.88 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (28.2% more) and Houston, Texas (24.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
54.2%
Mid Career
25.0%
Late Career
20.8%