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Welder Fitter Salary
in Texarkana, Arkansas

$34,673 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$524

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Fitter is $34,673 a year and $17 an hour in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter is between $26,103 and $41,764. 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 Texarkana, Arkansas.

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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 Texarkana, Arkansas, 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:
$40,196
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Texarkana, Arkansas

Texarkana Cost of Living Score:

Description: Texarkana is a city in Arkansas and the county seat of Miller County. The city is located across the state line from its twin city, Texarkana, Texas. The city was founded at a railroad intersection on December 8, 1873, and was incorporated in Arkansas on August 10, 1880. Texarkana (together with its Texas counterpart) is the principal city of the Texarkana metropolitan area, which is ranked 274th in terms of population in the United States with 150,098 in 2016 according to the United States Census Bureau. Located within the Ark-La-Tex subregion of Southwest Arkansas, Texarkana is located in the Piney Woods, a oak...

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