Average Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay in Tucson, Arizona

$15.17
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$400
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Welder with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills in Tucson, Arizona is $15.17.
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$13.09
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$15.17
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$21.88
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Welders?

Skills in Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Manufacturing Fabrication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Arc Welding and Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welders?

A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tulsa, Oklahoma (17.5% more) and Houston, Texas (16.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Mid Career
68.4%
Late Career
31.6%