Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Welder, Welder I
How much does a Welder I make? The median annual Welder I salary is $37,999, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $33,069-$43,656, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Welder I in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Welder I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Welder I in the United States is $37,999, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Welder I in the United States are expected to make less than $37,999.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Welder I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Welder I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques and operating various welding devices. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process. Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness. Familiar with and complies with all safety requirements and protocols for working in a hazardous environment. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification. View full job description