Average Mid-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$22.45
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Denver, Colorado is $22.45.
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$19.65
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$22.45
75%
$23.55
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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 Blueprints, Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication and Pipe Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) 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 $17.78 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.81 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
43.8%
Experienced
34.4%
Late Career
21.9%