Average Late-Career Welder with Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Skills Hourly Pay

$20.61
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$989
Bonus
$1,100
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Welder with Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) skills is $20.61.
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$15.29
MEDIAN
$20.61
90%
$29.73
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $30
Bonus
$194 - $3,020
Profit Sharing
$700 - $2,000
Total Pay
$33,332 - $73,792

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

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

An entry-level Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.24 based on 64 salaries. An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.92 based on 1,074 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.84 based on 726 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.03 based on 720 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 51.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tulsa, Oklahoma (11.6% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kansas City, Missouri (18.7% less), Orlando, Florida (2.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,584 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
41.6%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
27.9%