Average Late-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Tucson, Arizona

$17.75
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Tucson, Arizona is $17.75.
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$14.74
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$17.75
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$20.35
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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 Arc Welding, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Manufacturing Fabrication and Welding 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 $15.17 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 67.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (32.4% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (22.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Elkhart, Indiana (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
54.2%