Average Welder with Aluminum Welding Skills Hourly Pay

$17.83
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,186
Bonus
$1,800
Commission
$1,526
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Aluminum Welding skills is $17.83.
10%
$13.43
MEDIAN
$17.83
90%
$25.54
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
Bonus
$302 - $4,985
Profit Sharing
$225 - $6,500
Commission
$0 - $1,800
Total Pay
$29,029 - $63,665

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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 Blueprints and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder

An entry-level Welder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.27 based on 38 salaries. An early career Welder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.24 based on 665 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.19 based on 491 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.47 based on 516 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 40.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (30.8% more) and San Diego, California (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,116 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
31.4%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
24.4%
Late Career
19.2%