Average Welding Engineer Salary

$76,788
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,919
Bonus
$2,948
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Welding Engineer is $76,788.
10%
$57k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$115k
Is Welding Engineer your job title? Find out what you should be paid

Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.

How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$57k - $115k
Bonus
$501 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$26 - $17k
Total Pay
$52k - $122k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Welding Engineer

Welding Engineer Tasks
  • Evaluate current welding techniques and processes and make recommendations for enhancements.
  • Remain current in state-of-the-field advancements and incorporate new techniques as appropriate.
  • Ensure all procedures and designs meet regulations and requirements.
  • Design and develop new welding techniques, equipment, or fabrication procedures.

Job Satisfaction for Welding Engineer

3.9 out of 5
(76)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Welding Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Welding Engineer are from the companies General Dynamics Electric Boat, The Babcock and Wilcox Company and Caterpillar, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at General Dynamics Electric Boat where the average pay is $86,432. Caterpillar, Inc. pays the lowest at around $73,056.

Welding Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Welding Engineer

Skills in Welding, Robotic Welding, Writing Procedures & Documentation and Manufacturing Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).

Pay by Experience Level for Welding Engineer

An entry-level Welding Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,055 based on 32 salaries. An early career Welding Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,936 based on 175 salaries. A mid-career Welding Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,253 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Welding Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,235 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,036.
Employees with Welding Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 34.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Groton, Connecticut (8.3% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (2.9% less) and Columbus, Ohio (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 547 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
32.0%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
17.7%
Late Career
20.1%

Related Job Salaries