Average Mid-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Columbus, Ohio

$16.31
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$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder in Columbus, Ohio is $16.31.
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$12.05
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$16.31
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$21.70
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $22
Bonus
$997 - $3,084
Total Pay
$25,184 - $64,962

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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 Manufacturing Fabrication, Blueprints and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and 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 $15.80 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.37 based on 15 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 48.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (45.4% more) and Denver, Colorado (39.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
52.2%
Experienced
32.6%
Late Career
15.2%