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Welder Fitter Gas Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,644 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$629

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Fitter Gas is $41,644 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter Gas is between $31,350 and $50,160. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery frames, tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, and building and bridge parts, according to blueprints and knowledge of welding and metallurgy: selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.
  • Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding welder, tack (welding).
  • Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or gas welding equipment welder, combination (welding).
  • May assemble parts by bolting and riveting.
  • May repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts, using cutting torch, straightening press, and handtools, and be designated welder, structural repair (welding).
  • May specialize in using one welding process and be designated welder-fitter, arc (welding); welder-fitter, gas (welding).
  • May specialize in fitting and welding components of metal tools, dies, and fixtures and be designated welder, tool and die (welding).
Welder Fitter Gas Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 377,250

Estimated population of Welder Fitter Gas jobs: 7,937

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,277
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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