Average Welder Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$21.00
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The average hourly pay for a Welder in New York, New York is $21.00.
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$13.83
MEDIAN
$21.00
90%
$34.77
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $35
Total Pay
$29,244 - $83,938

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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 Welding, Arc Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding and Pipe Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Metal Inert Gas (MIG) 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 $18.05 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Welder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.72 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Welder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.36 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Welder in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 10.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.6% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (13.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 95 survey responses.
Early Career
45.3%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
22.1%
Late Career
8.4%