Welder I Salaries in Houston, TX

Alternate Job Titles: Welder I, Entry Level Welder

What is the average Welder I salary for Houston, TX?

The salary for someone with the job title Welder I in Houston, TX varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Welder I salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Welder I in Houston, TX.

Categories:  Skilled and Trades, Automotive, Entry Level

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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Welder I in Houston, TX that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Welder I in Houston are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $36,846
  • 10%$27,955
  • 25%$32,192
  • 75%$42,595
  • 90%$47,829

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Job Description for Welder I

Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process. Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. May require 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description

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