Average Early-Career Welder with Blueprints Skills Hourly Pay in San Antonio, Texas

$15.15
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Blueprints skills in San Antonio, Texas is $15.15.
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$12.25
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$15.15
75%
$18
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$12 - $18
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$25,480 - $43,410
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Manufacturing Fabrication, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Welding.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Fort Worth, Texas (17.5% more) and Houston, Texas (14.1% more).

Years of Experience

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Late Career
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