Average Mid-Career Welder Hourly Pay in Detroit, Michigan

$15.73
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Welder in Detroit, Michigan is $15.73.
10%
$12.72
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$15.73
90%
$19.51
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $20
Total Pay
$26,670 - $54,077

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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 Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Welding and Manufacturing Fabrication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints.

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 $14.79 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Welder in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 53.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (47.9% more) and San Diego, California (43.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
51.7%
Experienced
27.6%
Late Career
20.7%