Welder in Reading, Pennsylvania Salary

The average pay for a Welder in Reading, Pennsylvania is $17.56 per hour.

About Reading, Pennsylvania

Berks County, Pennsylvania
87,873
Male:
43,668 (49.7%)
Female:
44,205 (50.3%)
Reading (/ˈrɛdɪŋ/ RED-ing) (Pennsylvania German: Reddin), is the county seat of Berks County and with a population of 87,879 is the fifth-largest city in Pennsylvania. Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, it is the principal city of the Greater Reading Area. The city, approximately halfway between Philadelphia and the state capital at Harrisburg, is strategically situated along a major transportation route from Central to Eastern Pennsylvania, and lent its name to the now-defunct Reading Railroad, which transported anthracite coal from the Pennsylvania Coal Region to the eastern United States via the Port of Philadelphia. Reading Railroad is one of the four railroad properties in the classic United States version of the Monopoly board game. Reading was one of the first localities where outlet shopping became a tourist industry. It has been known as "The Pretzel City", because of numerous local pretzel bakeries. Currently, Bachman, Dieffenbach, Tom Sturgis, and Unique Pretzel bakeries call...
Reading:
$26,531
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$735
Reading:
$69,100
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
12.6%

Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Welder

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
29%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Aluminum Welding
▼5%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▼6%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 14%