How much does a Welder make in Houston, TX?

Updated Dec 7, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$48,141 /yr
Average Base Pay

129 salaries

$33K

Low

$48K

Average

$70K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Welder make in Houston, TX? The average salary for a Welder is $48,141 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Welder employees in Houston, TX.

What is the salary trajectory for a Welder?

$48,141 /yrWelder
$95,800 /yrSenior Welder
$54,666 /yrLead Welder
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What are some related job titles for a Welder?

Structural Welder

$52,911

per year

Tig Welder

$42,524

per year

Welder/Fabricator

$43,260

per year

Welding

$53,837

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Tig Welder in Houston, TX

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$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Tig Welder with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Welder with 4 to 6 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$400/hr

13 days ago by a Pipefitter with more than 15 years of experience

$26

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,500/hr

14 days ago by a Welder with more than 15 years of experience

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$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Pipe Welder with less than one year of experience

$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

21 days ago by a Welder with 1 to 3 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

22 days ago by a Welder/Fabricator with more than 15 years of experience

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National Oilwell Varco
3.5

National Oilwell Varco

Welder - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $14 - $41

$14

$41

$14 - $41 Range

McDermott
3.8

McDermott

Welder

$84,289

 /yr
Range: $61K - $92K

$61K

$92K

$61,044 - $91,757 Range

Union Tank Car
3.4

Union Tank Car

Welder - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $19 - $29

$19

$29

$19 - $29 Range

Powell Industries
3.7

Powell Industries

Welder - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

Welder Services

Welder - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $27 - $29

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

Advanced Containment Systems
1.9

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Aerotek
3.5

$43K

$60K

$42,854 - $59,606 Range

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Baker Hughes
3.5

Baker Hughes

Welder - Hourly
About 

$20 -$26

 hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

Baker Hughes
3.7

Baker Hughes

Welder - Hourly
About 

$21 -$33

 hourly

$21

$33

$21 - $33 Range

Weatherford
3.4

Weatherford

Welder - Hourly
About 

$23 -$27

 hourly

$23

$27

$23 - $27 Range

CB&I
3.2

CB&I

Welder - Hourly
About 

$21 -$36

 hourly

$21

$36

$21 - $36 Range

Exterran
3.7

Exterran

Welder - Hourly
About 

$20 -$27

 hourly

$20

$27

$20 - $27 Range

Chart Industries
3.2

Chart Industries

Welder - Hourly
About 

$23 -$24

 hourly

$23

$24

$23 - $24 Range

Sabre Industries
3.1

Sabre Industries

Welder - Hourly
About 

$16 -$26

 hourly

$16

$26

$16 - $26 Range

Whirlwind Steel Buildings
3.4

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Ver-Mac
3

Ver-Mac

Welder - Hourly
About 

$17 -$21

 hourly

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

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West Gulf Marine

Welder - Hourly
About 

$15 -$20

 hourly

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Welder - Hourly
About 

$11 -$11

 hourly

$11

$11

$11 - $11 Range

US Army
3.8

$28K

$30K

$27,821 - $30,208 Range

UPS
3.5

UPS

Welder - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Welder salaries

The average salary for a Welder is $48,141 per year in Houston, TX Area. Salaries estimates are based on 129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Welder employees in Houston, TX Area.

The highest salary for a Welder in Houston, TX Area is $70,456 per year.

The lowest salary for a Welder in Houston, TX Area is $32,894 per year.

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