Average Early-Career Welder with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$16.70
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,350
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $16.70.
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$16.70
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$23.27
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$12 - $23
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What Do Welders Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills in Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.49 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.65 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.7% more) and Houston, Texas (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Mid Career
53.8%
Experienced
46.2%