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Weld Inspector Salary

$35,294 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Weld Inspector is $35,294 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Weld Inspector is between $26,893 and $42,189. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Weld Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends machine that tests welds of contact disks to spark-breaker arms used in automobile distributors: positions arm in machine that strikes contact disk with hammer.
  • Discards spark-breaker arms if contact disks break off.
  • Weighs out spark-breaker arms in lots, using scales, and places parts in cartons.
Weld Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Weld Inspector jobs: 339

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Weld Inspector Job Listings for United States

Weld Inspector - 4597292
May 21
Madison, AL, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Is now hiring for a Welding Inspector with Quality Control experience. Job Description: Qualified Welding Inspectors inspects materials received, work in process, machined or welded pieces, and ...
Quality Control Welding Inspector
Apr 10
Denver, CO, USA
ESS Metron
We are currently seeking a Quality Control Inspector with expertise in the inspection of fabricated sheet metal, painted products, and welding operations. This position will require work in our ...
Certified Welding Inspector
May 23
Denver, CO, USA
GROUND Engineering Consultants, Inc.
We are currently seeking individuals to join our weld inspection staff. This position requires the ability to accurately interpret plans, specifications, and shop drawings. The CWI is responsible for ...
QA/QC Inspector II - Weld
May 8
Westlake, United States
QA/QCInspector II Weld Inspectsaccepts and/or rejects work performed in compliance with applicable codes andspecifications KeyResponsibilities/Accountabilities: • Performs piping inspections as ...
Certified Weld Inspector
May 8
Houston, United States
NOV Rig Technologies is currently recruiting for a Certified Weld Inspector to join our team at FM 529, the main responsibilities of this role include: JOB SUMMARY Perform a wide variety of ...
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