Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Welder make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$49,222 / yrTotal Pay
$36,739 / yrBase Pay
$12,483 / yrAdditional Pay

$49,222

 / yr
$5K$521K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Welder is $49,222 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $36,739 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $12,483 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Welder salary is $36,739. Salaries can range from $4,743 - $521,489. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Welder in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $49,222.

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$49,222 /yr
Welder
$63,979 /yr
Senior Welder
$58,152 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Welder?

Some related job titles are Structural Welder Salaries with median pay of $63,092, Tig Welder Salaries with median pay of $48,434, Welder/Fabricator Salaries with median pay of $52,975, Welding Salaries with median pay of $58,436.

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Welder

$52,753

 /yr
Range: $23K - $53K

$23K

$53K

$22,887 - $52,753 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Welder - Hourly

$16

$36

$16 - $36 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

$12

$26

$12 - $26 Range

Republic Services
3.6

$58,594

 /yr
Range: $55K - $71K

$55K

$71K

$55,450 - $70,604 Range

Waste Management
3.6

$65,909

 /yr
Range: $47K - $73K

$47K

$73K

$46,946 - $72,911 Range

Trinity Industries
3.7

Trinity Industries

Welder - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $24

$15

$24

$15 - $24 Range

HII
3.6

HII

Welder - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $21 - $35

$21

$35

$21 - $35 Range

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Caterpillar
4.0

Caterpillar

Welder - Hourly

$17

$32

$17 - $32 Range

Sabre Industries
3.1

Sabre Industries

Welder - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $26

$16

$26

$16 - $26 Range

General Dynamics Electric Boat
3.3

$15

$36

$15 - $36 Range

Polaris
3.7

Polaris

Welder - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

Tenneco
3.3

Tenneco

Welder - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $27

$18

$27

$18 - $27 Range

Morgan Corporation
3.8

Morgan Corporation

Welder - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $26

$16

$26

$16 - $26 Range

Manpower
4.0

Manpower

Welder - Hourly

$13

$27

$13 - $27 Range

Welder Services

Welder - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $3 - $89

$3

$89

$3 - $89 Range

WABASH
3.3

WABASH

Welder - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $9 - $26K

$9

$26K

$9 - $26,211 Range

Union Tank Car
3.1

Union Tank Car

Welder - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $20 - $30

$20

$30

$20 - $30 Range

Flowserve
3.7

Flowserve

Welder - Hourly

$17

$32

$17 - $32 Range

Altec Industries
3.8

Altec Industries

Welder - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $17 - $26

$17

$26

$17 - $26 Range

GE
4.0

GE

Welder - Hourly

$14

$51

$14 - $51 Range

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$20

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7 days ago by a Mig Welder with less than one year of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$27

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Metal Fabricator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$24

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Welder/Fabricator with 10 to 14 years of experience

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