Average Welder Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$21.15
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$2,250
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The average hourly pay for a Welder in Portland, Oregon is $21.15.
10%
$14.83
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$21.15
90%
$26.38
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $26
Bonus
$625 - $8,000
Total Pay
$30,267 - $62,660

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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 Manufacturing Fabrication, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Blueprints 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 $18.68 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.30 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.94 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 0.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.8% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (15.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
12.9%