The average hourly pay for a Welder with Plasma Cutting skills at Trinity Inc is $18.08.
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Job Description for Welder
A welder fuses materials, such as steel and aluminum, together to create mechanisms or to fix things that are broken. Some jobs require past experience, while others offer on the job training for entry-level welders. Manual dexterity and the ability to use hand and power tools is needed. Attention to detail is also important to make sure that the job is done right. Mathematical skills are important to carry out calculations and measurements, so that the alignment and dimensions of items being we…Read more
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Welder
The top respondents for the job title Welder are from the companies Caterpillar, Inc., FreightCar America and Great Dane Trailers LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Caterpillar, Inc. where the average pay is $19.32. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include FreightCar America, earning around $17.02. Republic Services Inc pays the lowest at around $16.45. Great Dane Trailers LLC also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.92.
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW).
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