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Welder Arc Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$27,711 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$346

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Arc is $27,711 a year and $13 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Arc is between $21,650 and $32,589. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Arc. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Welds together metal components of products, such as pipelines, automobiles, boilers, ships, aircraft, and mobile homes, as specified by layout, blueprints, diagram, work order, welding procedures, or oral instructions, using electric arc-welding equipment: obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.
  • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified by welding engineer 011.061-026 or welding technician 011.261-014.
  • Starts power supply to produce electric current.
  • Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.
  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
  • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
  • May manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal.
  • May clean or degrease weld joint or workpiece, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.
  • May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes.
  • May prepare broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces.
  • May chip off excess weld, slag, and spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper.
  • May preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.
  • May position and clamp workpieces together or assemble them in jig or fixture.
  • May tack.
Welder Arc Job Prevalence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 377,250

Estimated population of Welder Arc jobs: 11,069

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,124
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Description: Pittsburgh ( PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of about 301,048 residents live within the city limits, making it the 66th-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,324,743 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 27th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the south west of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the Steel City" for its more than 300...

Welder Arc Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Welder
Jul 12
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pennsylvania Transformer
Candidates should have a working knowledge and experience in all techniques of welding, cutting ... Additionally candidates should have ability to run Spray Arc & Globular transfer with Hard Wire ...
Field Service Technician
Jul 14
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Cameron Craig Group
Experience with OSHA mandated industrial safety to include arc flash, LOTO procedures, etc. ... Machining knowledge, welding. drilling, milling, lathe work * Fabrication skills * Oral ...
General Construction Laborer
May 28
Zelienople, PA, USA
Sign Innovation
Blueprint reading Electrical 120/277v AC and 12/20v DC Concrete Carpentry Metal Working Arc Welding Familiarity with using lifts, working around cranes, and general construction equipment Job ...
Maintenance Technician/Operator
May 16
Washington, United States
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Arc Flash Awareness Training Elevated Work Training Radio/Pendant Crane Training Lockout Authorized ... Welding aptitude- demonstrate the proper use and proper welding results. Course will suffice as ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Arc is $27,711 a year and $13 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Arc is between $21,650 and $32,589. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Arc. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Welder Arc Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Welder
Jul 12
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Pennsylvania Transformer
Candidates should have a working knowledge and experience in all techniques of welding, cutting ... Additionally candidates should have ability to run Spray Arc & Globular transfer with Hard Wire ...
Field Service Technician
Jul 14
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Cameron Craig Group
Experience with OSHA mandated industrial safety to include arc flash, LOTO procedures, etc. ... Machining knowledge, welding. drilling, milling, lathe work * Fabrication skills * Oral ...
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