Average Early-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Springfield, Missouri

$16.94
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder in Springfield, Missouri is $16.94.
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$13.90
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$16.94
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$20.11
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$14 - $20
Total Pay
$30,574 - $59,430
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What Do Welders Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Arc Welding, Aluminum Welding, Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.56 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.92 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.5% more) and Portland, Oregon (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (2.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Mid Career
29.6%
Experienced
48.1%
Late Career
22.2%