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What is the average salary for a Welder?

The average salary of a Welder is $39,110. Salaries start from $24,990 and go up to $57,120. Please note that the average salary for a Welder may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $57,120
Starting ($25.0k)
Junior ($30.2k)
Experienced ($36.7k)
Senior ($45.6k)
Highest ($57.1k)
Highest

The top 10% of Welders in United States earn:

$57,120
Senior

The top 25% of Welders in United States earn:

$45,640
Experienced

The middle 50% of Welders in United States earn:

$36,720
Junior

The bottom 25% of Welders in United States earn:

$30,180
Starting

The bottom 10% of Welders in United States earn:

$24,990

Historical salary

Welder salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alaska 68,750 1
Hawaii 62,750 2
District of Columbia 55,310 3
Wyoming 49,070 4
North Dakota 48,960 5
Massachusetts 46,380 6
Delaware 46,160 7
Maryland 45,830 8
Washington 44,710 9
West Virginia 44,230 10
Maine 44,150 11
New Mexico 43,820 12
New Jersey 43,790 13
Connecticut 43,050 14
Louisiana 43,040 15
Nevada 42,650 16
Colorado 41,880 17
California 41,850 18
Rhode Island 41,510 19
New Hampshire 41,500 20
Virginia 40,690 21
New York 40,240 22
Minnesota 39,970 23
Arizona 39,640 24
Oregon 39,630 25
Texas 39,590 26
Mississippi 39,490 27
United States 39,110 28
Wisconsin 39,070 29
Pennsylvania 39,020 30
Utah 38,330 31
Oklahoma 38,070 32
North Carolina 37,910 33
Illinois 37,730 34
Indiana 37,240 35
Montana 37,140 36
Florida 36,930 37
Alabama 36,880 38
Ohio 36,780 39
Kentucky 36,520 40
Michigan 36,470 41
South Carolina 36,240 42
Guam 36,090 43
Tennessee 35,670 44
Missouri 35,590 45
Vermont 35,570 46
Arkansas 35,400 47
Georgia 35,380 48
Nebraska 35,190 49
Kansas 35,150 50
Iowa 35,040 51
Idaho 35,000 52
Virgin Islands 34,130 53
South Dakota 32,380 54
Puerto Rico 23,040 55

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