Average Late-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$25.42
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Welder in Seattle, Washington is $25.42.
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$12.16
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$25.42
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$43.03
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $43
Bonus
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$35,360 - $121,985

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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 Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Aluminum Welding and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Welding.

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 $19.36 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.18 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.10 based on 26 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (23.9% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (20.3% less) and Denver, Colorado (19.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 74 survey responses.
Early Career
37.8%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
35.1%