Average Early-Career Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication Skills Hourly Pay in Fort Worth, Texas

$18.00
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication skills in Fort Worth, Texas is $18.00.
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$15.70
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$18
75%
$20.23
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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 Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Blueprints, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

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 $20.00 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.22 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (7.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (11.3% less), Portland, Oregon (5.6% less) and Houston, Texas (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Mid Career
57.1%
Experienced
42.9%