Average Welder Hourly Pay in Fort Worth, Texas

$18.21
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$350
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The average hourly pay for a Welder in Fort Worth, Texas is $18.21.
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$12.60
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$18.21
90%
$27.15
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $27
Bonus
$1 - $514
Total Pay
$28,850 - $72,579

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

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 $17.34 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.61 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.07 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (13.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.0% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
27.9%
Experienced
22.1%
Late Career
7.4%