Average Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$16.86
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Dallas, Texas is $16.86.
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$13.19
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$16.86
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$24.60
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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 Welding, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pipe Welding 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 $17.49 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.52 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (18.9% more) and Houston, Texas (15.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
26.7%
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
43.3%