Welding Salary

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The average yearly salary for Welding is $44,200. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Welding, you could expect a starting pay rate of $36,400 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 $52,000 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 Welding Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Welding Salary

$35,360 - $53,040

Starting Yearly Welding Salary

$29,120 - $43,680

Top Yearly Welding Salary

$41,600 - $62,400

Monthly Welding Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Welding Salary

$2,947 - $4,420

Starting Monthly Welding Salary

$2,427 - $3,640

Top Monthly Welding Salary

$3,467 - $5,200

Hourly Welding Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Welding Salary

$16 - $24

Starting Hourly Welding Salary

$13 - $20

Top Hourly Welding Salary

$19 - $28


Welding Gender and Age Stats


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

National Salary Data for Welding


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