Average Early-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$15.44
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.44.
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$11.82
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$15.44
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$22.02
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $22
Bonus
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$24,877 - $51,195

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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 Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Blueprints, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

An entry-level Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.71 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.27 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (24.5% more) and New York, New York (23.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Mid Career
32.7%
Experienced
40.0%
Late Career
16.4%