Average Mid-Career Welder with Blueprints Skills Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$20.59
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder with Blueprints skills in Portland, Oregon is $20.59.
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$19.23
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$20.59
75%
$24.15
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$19 - $24
Total Pay
$40,845 - $50,225

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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, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding 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 $19.60 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (16.0% more) and Houston, Texas (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (13.7% less), Dallas, Texas (7.7% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
77.3%
Late Career
22.7%