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

$19.55
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$992
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $19.55.
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$16.42
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$19.55
90%
$25.96
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $26
Bonus
$600 - $1,017
Total Pay
$34,163 - $55,666

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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 Blueprints and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Manufacturing Fabrication.

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 $21.81 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Mid Career
46.2%
Experienced
19.2%
Late Career
34.6%