Average Mid-Career Welder with Arc Welding Skills Hourly Pay

$19.15
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.55
MEDIAN
$19.15
90%
$29.14

The average hourly pay for a Welder is $19.15

Hourly Rate
$15 - $29
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$32k - $71k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
96.3%
Female
3.7%
This data is based on 107 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

65%

Dental

52%

Vision

43%

None

30%