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Welder salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$43,500/yr
Average per year
$43,500
Average per year
$43,500
$20,000
Total salary range**
$83,500
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Based on 29,641 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Welders make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Welder in the United States is $43,500 per year. This is based on data from 29,641 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Welder in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$43,500
Average per year
$43,500
$20,000
Total salary range**
$83,500
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Based on 29,641 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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US Department Of Defense, Kitsap County, WA
69 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$54K – $79K
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Utlx Manufacturing, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$58K – $73K
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Gulf Island Works, Terrebonne County, LA
13 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$58K – $69K
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Terex Washington, Grant County, WA
15 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$52K – $63K
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Vestas Towers America, Pueblo County, CO
21 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$54K – $60K
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Huntington Ingalls Industries, Hampton County, VA
20 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$52K – $68K
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Faurecia Emissions Control, Montgomery County, OH
10 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$49K – $61K
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Austal USA, Mobile County, AL
16 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$51K – $62K
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Trinity Industries, Tarrant County, TX
10 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$50K – $59K
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Caterpillar, Macon County, IL
13 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $62K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Beaumont Metro Area, TX
124 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$45K – $75K
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Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA
181 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$39K – $71K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
146 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$39K – $66K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
365 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$42K – $63K
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Corpus Christi Metro Area, TX
106 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$40K – $68K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
279 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$41K – $63K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
862 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$37K – $64K
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Lafayette Metro Area, LA
103 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$39K – $63K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
308 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$37K – $59K
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Longview Metro Area, TX
110 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$35K – $58K

Welder demographics

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66% are single
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34% are married
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38% have kids
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23% own a home

Welder salaries by age

$0
$11,750
$23,500
$35,250
$47,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Welders

29,641 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Welder Fabricator
7,795 income tax records
$39,000/yr
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Welder Helper
342 income tax records
$34,500/yr
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Pipe Welder
661 income tax records
$55,500/yr
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Electrician
47,400 income tax records
$55,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.