Welder III Salary in the United States

How much does a Welder III make in the United States? The average Welder III salary in the United States is $56,323 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $48,241 and $64,596. 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 III 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 III 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 III 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 III has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. To be a Welder III typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Welder II

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Welder III

    5 - 7 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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