Welder IV Salary in the United States

How much does a Welder IV make in the United States? The average Welder IV salary in the United States is $68,779 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $60,341 and $79,935. 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

Job Description

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. Familiar with and complies with all safety requirements and protocols for working in a hazardous environment. 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. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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60341
79935
68779

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60700
80404
69627
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    Welder III

    2 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Welder IV

    5 - 7 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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