Average Welder with Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$20.21
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$750
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Welding skills in Denver, Colorado is $20.21.
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$16.11
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$20.21
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$29.95
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$16 - $30
Bonus
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$32,520 - $69,496
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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 Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Blueprints, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) 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 $17.88 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.36 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.27 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.1% more) and Portland, Oregon (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.6% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (9.4% less) and Tulsa, Oklahoma (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Early Career
32.5%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
22.5%