$40,963
Avg. Salary
$15.21
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Welder in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Welder in Atlanta, Georgia is $40,963 per year.

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10%
$15
50%
$27
90%
MEDIAN $15
$38k
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$41k
50%
$48k
90%
MEDIAN $40,963
$38,000 - $48,454
$41K
MEDIAN: $40,963
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$10.18 - $27.40
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$0$75K
Salary $40,963
Bonus $500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,530 - $75,908
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $10.18 - $27.40
Overtime $17.65 - $58.17
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$21,530 - $75,908
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Welder

A welder fuses materials, such as steel and aluminum, together to create mechanisms or to fix things that are broken. Some jobs require past experience, while others offer on the job training for entry-level welders. Manual dexterity and the ability to use hand and power tools is needed. Attention to detail is also important to make sure that the job is done right. Mathematical skills are important to carry out calculations and measurements, so that the alignment and dimensions of items being welded are done properly. Various welding equipment, will be used, such as stick welders and cutting torches. In some jobs, the ability to use CAD software is essential. It is also often a requirement to be able to read sketches and blueprints. Much of the work is done independently, so it is important to be self-motivated. This job can be physically strenuous, and the work environment can sometimes be loud and uncomfortable.

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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.

About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

Welder Job Listings

Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲15%

▲2%

National Average
$36,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 47%