Average Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Skills Hourly Pay in Allentown, Pennsylvania

$19.77
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The average hourly pay for a Welder with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills in Allentown, Pennsylvania is $19.77.
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$18.09
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$19.77
75%
$20.50
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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 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Manufacturing Fabrication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Blueprints and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (10.7% more) and San Diego, California (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (7.7% less) and Norfolk, Virginia (3.9% less).