Average Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Skills Hourly Pay at General Dynamics Electric Boat

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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills at General Dynamics Electric Boat is $23.11.
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $32
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$48,419 - $68,015

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Welder are from the companies Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding and Trinity Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Huntington Ingalls Industries where the average pay is $26.41. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and Caterpillar, Inc., earning around $24.99 and $24.29, respectively. National Oilwell Varco pays the lowest at around $18.22. Newport News Shipbuilding and Trinity Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.95 and $20.62, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Welder

Skills that pay less than market rate include Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.