Certified Welder salary in United States

How much does a Certified Welder make in the United States?

266 salaries reported, updated at November 19, 2021
$22.56
per hour

The average salary for a certified welder is $22.56 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Cash balance pension plan
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Most common benefits for Certified Welders

  • Cash balance pension plan
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • AD&D insurance
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61% of Certified welders in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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What kind of certified welders get paid the most?

The highest-paid certified welders are in specialized industries with higher certifications, and specialist training required, such as aerospace, industrial pipeline, underwater fabrication, and the nuclear industry.

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