Alternate Job Titles: Welder I, Entry Level Welder
What is the average annual salary for Welder I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Welder I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.
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 annualy pay for a typical Welder I in the United States is $35,522 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $35,522.
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.
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