Average Experienced Welder with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$25.00
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Welder with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) skills in Seattle, Washington is $25.00.
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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 Aluminum Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Welding and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.00 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.72 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (28.0% less), Buffalo, New York (28.0% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
50.0%