Average Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$20.25
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$900
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Seattle, Washington is $20.25.
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$15.10
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$20.25
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$27.97
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $28
Bonus
$0 - $900
Total Pay
$31,553 - $66,564

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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, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $18.67 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.85 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.72 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
30.6%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
19.4%