Average Mid-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Fort Worth, Texas

$21.61
Avg. Hourly Rate
$250
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder in Fort Worth, Texas is $21.61.
10%
$15.21
MEDIAN
$21.61
90%
$32.00
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $32
Bonus
$0 - $250
Total Pay
$33,010 - $78,000

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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 and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Manufacturing Fabrication.

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 $17.28 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.33 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (24.5% less), Tulsa, Oklahoma (5.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Early Career
57.7%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
11.5%