Average Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Akron, Ohio

$16.57
Avg. Hourly Rate
$3,500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Akron, Ohio is $16.57.
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$13.18
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$16.57
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$19.96
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $20
Bonus
$0 - $3,500
Total Pay
$27,616 - $44,042

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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 and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plasma Cutting, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Blueprints.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.1% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (5.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.3% less) and Fort Worth, Texas (2.5% less).