Average Welder Hourly Pay at General Electric Co (GE)

$21.95
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,063
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The average hourly pay for a Welder at General Electric Co (GE) is $21.95.
10%
$17.54
10%
$21.95
50%
$32.78
90%
90%
MEDIAN $21.95
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $33
Bonus
$0 - $1,063
Total Pay
$37,024 - $79,822

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Welder are from the companies Caterpillar, Inc., Trinity Inc and Huntington Ingalls Industries. Reported salaries are highest at Huntington Ingalls Industries where the average pay is $25.32. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Dynamics Electric Boat and Caterpillar, Inc., earning around $21.15 and $19.87, respectively. Great Dane Trailers LLC pays the lowest at around $15.73. Eaton Corporation and Trinity Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.89 and $17.51, respectively.

Career Paths

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Welder
Combo Welder
Welding Inspector (Certified)
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Welder

Skills in Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.02 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Mid Career
31.6%
Experienced
31.6%
Late Career
36.8%