Average Welder with Arc Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$19.00
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Arc Welding skills in Los Angeles, California is $19.00.
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$11.88
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$19
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$98.63
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $99
Total Pay
$25,719 - $201,673

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

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 $15.00 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.49 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.57 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (29.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (16.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (14.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (14.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
27.3%
Mid Career
45.5%
Experienced
27.3%