Average Early-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Fresno, California

$14.01
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder in Fresno, California is $14.01.
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$10.36
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$14.01
90%
$18.42
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Total Pay
$23,468 - $45,738

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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, Manufacturing Fabrication 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

A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.42 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.99 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 38.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (35.6% more) and San Diego, California (34.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Mid Career
53.3%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
16.7%