Average Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$17.46
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$1,750
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $17.46.
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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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

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

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 $16.77 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.91 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (14.4% more) and Houston, Texas (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
43.2%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
29.7%