1. Home
  2. Career Explorer
  3. Welder
  4. Salaries
Content has loaded

Welder salary in Stamford, CT

How much does a Welder make in Stamford, CT?

Average base salary

$25.26
arrow up12%
above national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
View more benefits

The average salary for a welder is $25.26 per hour in Stamford, CT. 2 salaries reported, updated at August 22, 2021

Is this useful?

Salaries by years of experience in Stamford, 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
View job openings with the years of experience that is relevant to you on Indeed
View jobs
Is this useful?

Top companies for Welders in Stamford, CT

  1. Bechtel
    4.1star
    3,327 reviews5 salaries reported
    $43.94per hour
Is this useful?

Highest paying cities for Welders near Stamford, CT

  1. Hartford, CT
    $24.61 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Bridgeport, CT
    $22.60 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. East Hartford, CT
    $21.88 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Bristol, CT
    $21.70 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Manchester, CT
    $21.09 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. East Granby, CT
    $20.91 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Suffield, CT
    $20.39 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Oxford, CT
    $20.38 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Plainfield, CT
    $20.35 per hour
    8 salaries reported
Is this useful?

Where can a Welder earn more?

Compare salaries for Welders in different locations
vs
Explore Welder openings
Is this useful?

Best-paid skills and qualifications for Welders

Most recommended certification

Certified Welding Inspector

(earn +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 $25.26 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

Test-Con Incorporated
HRV, Inc
View more companies for Welders
Is this useful?

Top schools offering Certified Welding Inspector

American Welding Society

8 reviews
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
Is this useful?

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
Is this useful?

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.

Is this useful?

How much do similar professions get paid in Stamford, CT?

Fitter

4 job openings

Average $26.90 per hour

Is this useful?

Common questions about salaries for a Welder

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a welder?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a welder, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

Was this answer helpful?

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
Was this answer helpful?

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.

Was this answer helpful?

How much do similar professions to welders get paid?

How often do welders get paid?

Career insights

Frequently searched careers

Registered Nurse

Software Engineer

Police Officer

Administrative Assistant

Truck Driver

Teacher

Substitute Teacher

Nursing Assistant

Firefighter

Real Estate Agent

Dental Hygienist

Delivery Driver