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Average Welder with Blueprints Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$18.31
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Blueprints skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $18.31.
10%
$13.91
MEDIAN
$18.31
90%
$25.22
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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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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills in Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.70 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.52 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.35 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (12.8% more) and Tulsa, Oklahoma (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.1% less) and Louisville, Kentucky (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
31.0%