Average Early-Career Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication Skills Hourly Pay in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$17.27
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication skills in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $17.27.
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$15.07
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$17.27
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$22.69
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What Do Welders Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Welding, Blueprints and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.75 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (6.1% more) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fresno, California (15.2% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (6.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9 survey responses.
Mid Career
55.6%
Late Career
44.4%