Average Welder with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Skills Hourly Pay

$17.94
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$13.92
MEDIAN
$17.94
90%
$25.21

The average hourly pay for a Welder is $17.94

Hourly Rate
$14 - $25
Bonus
$148 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $5k
Total Pay
$30k - $62k
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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
95.9%
Female
4.1%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

72%

Dental

58%

Vision

48%

None

26%