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Welder salary in Hartford, CT

How much does a Welder make in Hartford, CT?

Average base salary

$24.24
arrow up8%
above national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a welder is $24.24 per hour in Hartford, CT. 7 salaries reported, updated at April 5, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Hartford, CT

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Welders in Hartford, CT

  1. Bechtel
    4.1star
    3298 reviews7 salaries reported
    $46.94per hour
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Highest paying cities for Welders near Hartford, CT

  1. Groton, CT
    $22.21 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Middletown, CT
    $21.51 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. East Hartford, CT
    $21.49 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Bristol, CT
    $21.35 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Manchester, CT
    $20.75 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. East Granby, CT
    $20.60 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Suffield, CT
    $19.86 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Oxford, CT
    $19.85 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Welder earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Welders

Most recommended certification

Certified Welding Inspectorearn +35.06% more

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 3.23% since 2018. Welders with this certification earn +35.06% more than the average base salary, which is $24.24 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
201237increase by 37
201349increase by 32.43%
201432decrease by 34.69%
201525decrease by 21.88%
201625decrease by 0.00%
201729increase by 16.00%
201831increase by 6.90%
201930decrease by 3.23%

Top companies hiring Welders with the recommended certification

Birdon America Inc
HRV, Inc
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Top skills
Oil & Gas Experience
+29.17%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
191 jobs257
32 jobs45
5 jobs9
396 jobs659
28 jobs38
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Most common benefits for Welders

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 12,540 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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How much do similar professions get paid in Hartford, CT?

MIG and TIG Welder

5 job openings

Average $22.44 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Welder

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What kind of welders get paid the most?

Those welders who are paid the most include:

  • Pipe welder
  • Aerospace welder
  • Military support welder
  • Underwater welder
  • Certified welding supervisor
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Do welders make good money?

Salaries are dependent on how skilled a welder is and the type of workplace, however, specialized welders can earn over $100,000 a year.

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