Average Welder Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$19.93
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$512
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The average hourly pay for a Welder in Denver, Colorado is $19.93.
10%
$15.21
10%
$19.93
50%
$28.60
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90%
MEDIAN $19.93
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $29
Bonus
$494 - $1,100
Total Pay
$33,099 - $67,416

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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.

Career Paths

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Welder
Combo Welder
Welding Inspector (Certified)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Welder

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

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 $17.92 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.26 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.69 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.9% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (9.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 93 survey responses.
Early Career
30.1%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
25.8%
Late Career
20.4%