Average Welding Inspector (Certified) Hourly Pay

$27.49
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$1,927
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$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Welding Inspector (Certified) is $27.49.
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$18.96
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$27.49
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$43.51
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$19 - $44
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$489 - $7,500
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$199 - $10,213
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$41,871 - $103,188
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What Do Welding Inspector (Certified)s Do?

Welding Inspector (Certified) Tasks
  • Inspect weldments to determine if they meet specifications and material standards.
  • Educate staff and welders in safety and assembly procedures and requirements.
  • Document all inspections, computations, results, and feedback provided.

Job Satisfaction for Welding Inspector (Certified)

4 out of 5
(153)
Highly Satisfied
16Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Welding Inspector (Certified) are from the companies Applied Materials Inc, Acuren Group Inc. and Clark Pacific. Reported salaries are highest at Consolidated Engineering where the average pay is $41.22. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Team, Inc. and Intertek, earning around $36.00 and $32.50, respectively. Applied Materials Inc pays the lowest at around $15.95. S&ME, Inc. and Acuren Group Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $22.00 and $22.50, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Welding Inspector (Certified)s?

Skills in Construction Site Inspection and Pipe Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Welding and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Welding Inspector (Certified)s?

An entry-level Welding Inspector (Certified) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.34 based on 168 salaries. An early career Welding Inspector (Certified) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.82 based on 1,808 salaries. A mid-career Welding Inspector (Certified) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.66 based on 1,864 salaries. An experienced Welding Inspector (Certified) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.04 based on 1,664 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
Employees with Welding Inspector (Certified) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 47.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.0% more) and Houston, Texas (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (18.6% less), Tulsa, Oklahoma (16.3% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,624 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
27.3%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
25.1%
Late Career
16.9%