Average Mid-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$17.27
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder in Atlanta, Georgia is $17.27.
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$11.96
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$17.27
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$24.59
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$29,361 - $57,805

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

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 $16.71 based on 6 salaries. An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.43 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 40.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (39.7% more) and Denver, Colorado (33.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
54.3%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
11.1%