Average Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication Skills Hourly Pay in Austin, Texas

$15.44
Avg. Hourly Rate
$2,500
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication skills in Austin, Texas is $15.44.
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$11.92
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$15.44
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$25.17
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$12 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $2,500
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$27,311 - $67,651
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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, Welding, Blueprints, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $14.65 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.33 based on 5 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 38.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (35.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (31.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
47.4%
Experienced
26.3%
Late Career
26.3%