Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Welder Lead Hand is $21.99
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welder Lead Hands?
An early career Welder Lead Hand with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.70 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Welder Lead Hand with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.44 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Welder Lead Hand …Read more
What Do Welder Lead Hands Do?
Welding is a physically strenuous job that is a vital part of fields such as construction and automobile manufacturing. In many instances, several people perform different welding jobs for a project, working either according to their specialties or on the work that must be completed most quickly. Groups of welders are overseen by a welder lead hand. Lead hands are found in several other areas of construction and manufacturing work; like other lead hands, the welder lead hand directly supervises …Read more
- 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.