Average Experienced Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay

$20.06
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15.46
MEDIAN
$20.06
90%
$28.01

The average hourly pay for a Welder is $20.06

Hourly Rate
$15 - $28
Bonus
$246 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$503 - $3k
Total Pay
$33k - $64k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
98.4%
Female
1.6%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

69%

Dental

59%

Vision

49%

None

31%