Average Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Newport News, Virginia

$20.99
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$450
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Newport News, Virginia is $20.99.
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$16.42
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$20.99
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$27.78
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $28
Bonus
$0 - $450
Total Pay
$34,446 - $60,386

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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 Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $19.27 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.42 based on 9 salaries.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
59.1%
Mid Career
40.9%