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Fitter Salary
in Alabama, United States

$31,650 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fitter is $31,650 a year and $15 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Fitter is between $24,117 and $37,833. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Fitter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Fits and assembles structural frameworks and housings from materials, such as angle iron, i-beams, and plate steel, using handtools and welding equipment and following blueprint specifications: examines blueprints and materials list to obtain parts specifications.
  • Lays out parts dimensions on worktable, using square, chalk line, and soapstone.
  • Tack-welds scrap metal to outline to provide jig for assembly.
  • Positions parts in jig and files, chisels, and grinds parts, as indicated, to fit them together.
  • May heat parts with acetylene torch and bend them in vise, on anvil, or around stakes mounted in table.
  • Tack-welds fitted parts together or directs fitter helper to tack-weld parts.
  • May heat parts with acetylene torch and dip parts in cyanide bath to harden.
  • Periodically compares dimensions of assembly to blueprint specifications, using square, rule, and calipers.
  • Works to tolerances of.0625 inch.
  • May anneal parts with acetylene torch to remove stresses of welding.
  • May fasten parts together with acetylene torch and brazing rod.
Fitter Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Job family population: 77,600

Estimated population of Fitter jobs: 18,409

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Fitter Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Mar 20
Birmingham, AL, USA
People HR
We are seeking a Fitter to become an integral part of our team! The Welder will use specialized equipment to weld and assemble new metal forms. Responsibilities: * Manufacture and fabricate finished ...
Steel Fabricator - Fitter
Feb 26
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Southern Heat Exchanger Corp.
We are seeking a Steel Fabrication Fitter to become an integral part of our team! Responsibilities: Initial Requirements: * Must pass 1G ½" Carbon Steel ASME IX SMAW (7018) welding test
Welder Fitter
Jan 21
Bessemer, AL, USA
Personnel Staffing, Inc. - Birmingham Location
Bessemer area $15-18 per hour DOE The Welder- Fitter is responsible for using MIG welding equipment to manufacture parts and assemblies as required, meeting defined production schedules. JOB DUTIES
Fabrication Shop Welders/Fitters/Laborers
Mar 14
Birmingham, AL, USA
Express Employment Professionals
We need someone who has done structural fitting before preferably with metal. We need someone who is able to read blueprints as well. 3.) Laborers - The labor position is someone who has worked in a ...
First Class Structural Fitters
Mar 7
Mobile, AL, USA
Modern America Recycling and Repair Services
The structural fitter lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braes them in position within hull of vessel for riveting or welding. Lays out ...
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