Average Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$15.63
Avg. Hourly Rate
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.63.
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$10.04
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$15.63
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$22.69
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $23
Bonus
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$20,893 - $50,243

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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 Welding, Blueprints, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.31 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.75 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 25.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (13.4% more) and Tulsa, Oklahoma (11.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
54.5%
Experienced
45.5%