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

$20.87
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Seattle, Washington is $20.87.
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$13.40
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$20.87
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$33.94
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$13 - $34
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$27,863 - $70,843

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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, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Blueprints and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $18.67 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.72 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Fort Worth, Texas earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (28.1% less), Fresno, California (21.7% less) and Detroit, Michigan (17.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
48.1%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
25.9%