Salary for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Also known as:  Aluminum Welder, Arc Welder, Brazer, Certified Maintenance Welder, Cutting Torch Operator, Pipe Welder, Silver Solderer, Sub Arc Operator, Welder Fitter, Wire Welder

Recruiter.com helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

SEE MORE SALARIES FOR MANUFACTURING PROFESSIONALS
Welders, cutters, solderers and brazers use flame-cutting, hand-soldering, hand-welding or brazing equipment and techniques to join metal components, weld, fill holes or indentations, or fill seams or fabrications on metal objects. Completion of high school or its equivalency is usually necessary to be considered for this position. A welding certificate may also be necessary in some areas. An employer usually requires up to two years of formal on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Welder, Cutter, Solderer, and Brazer gets an average compensation that can range from $30,640 and $66,250 depending on the level of experience. will normally receive average salaries of fourty-six thousand six hundred and ninety dollars per annum.

can get the best pay in Alaska, where they earn normal pay levels of close to $71,860. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Utilities, where they receive average wages of $77,850.

Are you an aspiring welder, cutter, solderer, and brazer ? Want a new opportunity where you can earn a higher salary? Join our welder, cutter, solderer, and brazer talent pool today, and get scouted!

The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Welder, Cutter, Solderer, and Brazer , please select your state.
Annual salary
Hourly rate
GET SCOUTED
Recruiter makes it easy to find out about new jobs for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers. Join our welder, cutter, solderer, and brazer talent pool today, and get scouted!
SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 45.18 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$77,850
Health Care and Social Assistance
$61,440
Public Administration
$59,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$58,420
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$57,140
Construction
$54,720

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$43,000
Information
$44,110
Manufacturing
$44,330
Wholesale Trade
$44,910
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$45,040
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$46,110