Average Experienced Welder Hourly Pay in Fresno, California

$17.99
Avg. Hourly Rate
$2,250
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Welder in Fresno, California is $17.99.
25%
$16.26
MEDIAN
$17.99
75%
$24.57
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $2,250
Total Pay
$35,872 - $79,290

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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 that pay less than market rate include Blueprints and 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 $14.01 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.42 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 40.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (39.0% more) and San Diego, California (36.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Early Career
47.5%
Mid Career
40.0%
Late Career
12.5%