Average Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$17.74
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$500
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $17.74.
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$15.22
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$17.74
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$28.27
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$15 - $28
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$0 - $500
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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, Blueprints, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Manufacturing Fabrication 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 $16.25 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.57 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.6% more) and Houston, Texas (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.7% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Experienced
45.5%