Welder

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How much does a welder make in the United States?

15,772 salaries reported
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Average base salary
$17.92
per hour
The average salary for a welder is $17.92 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Matching Gift Program
  • Employee Mentoring Program
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings Account

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Most common benefits for welders

  • Matching Gift Program
  • Employee Mentoring Program
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site Gym
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)

Salary satisfaction

55%

Based on 11,747 ratings

55% of welders in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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