Welder Salary

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The average yearly salary for Welder is $29,750. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Welder, you could expect a starting pay rate of $24,500 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $35,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Welder Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Welder Salary

$23,800 - $35,700

Starting Yearly Welder Salary

$19,600 - $29,400

Top Yearly Welder Salary

$28,000 - $42,000

Monthly Welder Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Welder Salary

$1,983 - $2,975

Starting Monthly Welder Salary

$1,633 - $2,450

Top Monthly Welder Salary

$2,333 - $3,500

Hourly Welder Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Welder Salary

$11 - $16

Starting Hourly Welder Salary

$9 - $13

Top Hourly Welder Salary

$13 - $19


Welder Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Welder age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Welder are male in the United States, and 51% of the Welder are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Welder


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