Average Welder with Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$21.70
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$1,952
Bonus
$300
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) skills in Houston, Texas is $21.70.
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$14.86
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$21.70
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$32.46
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $32
Bonus
$1,100 - $3,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $300
Total Pay
$33,169 - $88,975
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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 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Fabrication, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Welding.

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 $19.14 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.99 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.01 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Newport News, Virginia earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (17.1% less), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (17.1% less) and Tulsa, Oklahoma (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 91 survey responses.
Early Career
37.4%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
26.4%
Late Career
12.1%