Average Mid-Career Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Skills Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$25.49
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills in Denver, Colorado is $25.49.
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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 Pipe Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Blueprints.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.07 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.94 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Newport News, Virginia earn an average of 6.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portsmouth, Virginia (26.8% less), Los Angeles, California (21.5% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (20.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
29.4%
Experienced
29.4%
Late Career
41.2%