Average Mid-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$20.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,750
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $20.00.
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$14.45
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$20
90%
$25.76
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$14 - $26
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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 in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Arc Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Blueprints and Welding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.77 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.91 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.4% more) and Fort Worth, Texas (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (25.0% less), Fresno, California (17.4% less) and Malden, Massachusetts (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
59.3%
Experienced
40.7%