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

$17.78
Avg. Hourly Rate
$2,500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Tulsa, Oklahoma is $17.78.
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$14.50
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$17.78
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$24.95
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $2,500
Total Pay
$30,651 - $62,505

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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 that pay less than market rate include Plasma Cutting, Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding, Blueprints and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW).

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 $20.48 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.35 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (12.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.0% less) and Fort Worth, Texas (9.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Mid Career
38.5%
Experienced
38.5%
Late Career
23.1%