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Average Mid-Career Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication Skills Hourly Pay in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$17.70
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder with Manufacturing Fabrication skills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $17.70.
25%
$14
MEDIAN
$17.70
75%
$18.57
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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.

Career Paths

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Welder
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $17.70 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 35.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (28.7% more) and Tulsa, Oklahoma (20.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
66.7%
Late Career
33.3%