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Welder Fitter Salary

$39,575 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$598

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Fitter is $39,575 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter is between $29,792 and $47,668. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Fitter. 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

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 Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 377,250

Estimated population of Welder Fitter jobs: 7,937

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,878
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Welder Fitter Job Listings for United States

Apprentice Gas Combination Welder Fitter
Jul 12
North Platte, NE, USA
Northwestern Energy
Apprentice Gas Combination Welder Fitter + Jobs + Login + 11-Jul-2019 to 25-Jul-2019 (MST) + Distributions - SD/NE + North Platte, NE, USA + Regular Full Time Email Me Similar JobsEmail Me This Job ...
Welder-Fitter/Fabricator
Jul 12
Tacoma, WA, USA
Bradken
Employment Opportunities Welder-Fitter in Tacoma, WA July 12, 2019 From engineered concept to finished product, Bradken's Speciality Products business is a leading global manufacturer of innovative ...
Welder - Fitter - KR
Jul 17
Highland Heights, OH, USA
Area Temps, Inc.
Qualified candidates must have previous welding and fitting experience, must be able to read and interpret blueprints, must be safety-conscious, must have a solid work history, and must be a team ...
Machine Shop - Spray Painter - Welder - Fitter
Jul 16
Pensacola, FL, USA
CTR Corporation
Qualifications * 1+yrs exp welding / fitting steel * Ability to read drawing and blueprints * Must have experience with overhead cranes and forklift * Ability to pass criminal background screen and ...
Welder / Fitter
Jul 14
Stow, OH, USA
Ferry Industries, Inc.
Welder/Fitter Qualifications: * Five years' experience in job-shop * High school graduate or equivalent * Must be able to read and work from blueprints * Must have own tools required for position

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Fitter is $39,575 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter is between $29,792 and $47,668. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Fitter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Welder Fitter Job Listings for United States

Apprentice Gas Combination Welder Fitter
Jul 12
North Platte, NE, USA
Northwestern Energy
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Welder-Fitter/Fabricator
Jul 12
Tacoma, WA, USA
Bradken
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