Average Welder Hourly Pay in Anchorage, Alaska

$23.50
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The average hourly pay for a Welder in Anchorage, Alaska is $23.50.
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$12.08
10%
$23.50
50%
$37.75
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MEDIAN $23.50
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $38
Total Pay
$25,301 - $85,469

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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.

Career Paths

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Welder
Combo Welder
Welding Inspector (Certified)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Welder Job Listings

Popular Skills for Welder

Skills in Blueprints, Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and 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 $23.50 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.00 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (30.5% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (22.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (15.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
37.5%
Experienced
31.3%