Average Mid-Career Welder with Pipe Welding Skills Hourly Pay

$19.33
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$1,750
Bonus
$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder with Pipe Welding skills is $19.33.
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$14.56
MEDIAN
$19.33
90%
$29.33
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $29
Bonus
$149 - $5,076
Profit Sharing
$507 - $9,863
Total Pay
$31,113 - $74,830

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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 that pay less than market rate include Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Blueprints, Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

An entry-level Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.83 based on 26 salaries. An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.94 based on 517 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.35 based on 399 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 42.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (42.3% more) and Houston, Texas (31.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,219 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
42.4%
Experienced
32.7%
Late Career
22.7%