$48,396
Avg. Salary
$24.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,000

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Welding Instructor is $24.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Welding Instructor is $48,396 per year.

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$17.68
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$24.20
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$41.52
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MEDIAN $24.20
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$38k
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$48k
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$72k
90%
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MEDIAN $48,396
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MEDIAN: $48,396
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$0$81K
Salary $38,205 - $71,860
Bonus $0.00 - $19,866
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,074 - $81,092
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 168
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $17.68 - $41.52
Hourly Tips $0.92
Overtime $16.64 - $60.40
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,866
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,074 - $81,092
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

Job Description for Welding Instructor

A welding instructor is a teacher and trainer who specializes in teaching welding techniques and proper procedures for joining metals. They typically work in technical or trade school programs to provide training to prospective metalworkers, pipe-fitters, machinists, and other skilled laborers who need a proper foundation in welding work for their careers. Welding instructors also offer basics and background information regarding metallurgy, including some basic physics about how welding can be affected by a range of factors.

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Popular Skills for Welding Instructor


Welding Instructors seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Fluxed Core Arc Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and Welding. For most people, competency in Metal Inert Gas Welding indicates knowledge of Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding.

Pay by Experience Level for Welding Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Welding Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Welding Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Welding Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Welding Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 32 salaries. A Welding Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 55 salaries.

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Key Stats for Welding Instructor

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
39%

Experience Affects Welding Instructor Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$49,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Welding Instructor Salaries

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲5%




National Average
$49,000

Welding
▼7%

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 18%