Welder II Salary in the United States

How much does a Welder II make in the United States? The average Welder II salary in the United States is $45,260 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $39,572 and $53,322. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Welder II 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. Being a Welder II inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness. Familiar with and complies with all safety requirements and protocols for working in a hazardous environment. Additionally, Welder II may prepare the materials and set up for a welding device or robot. 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. The Welder II has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Welder II typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. Down a level:

    Welder I

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Welder II

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Welder III

    5 - 7 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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