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Welder Fitter Salary
in Los Angeles, California

$43,390 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$655

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Welder Fitter is $43,390 a year and $21 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter is between $32,665 and $52,264. 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 Los Angeles, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Los Angeles, California, United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 389,190

Estimated population of Welder Fitter jobs: 8,189

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,301
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Los Angeles ( (listen); Spanish: Los Ángeles; Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in California; the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City; and the third-most populous city in North America, after Mexico City and New York City. With an estimated population of nearly four million people, Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood, the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis...

Welder Fitter Job Listings for Los Angeles, California

Welder/Mechanic
Nov 25
Van Nuys, CA, USA
DASHER/LAWLESS
Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Responsibilities of the Welder/Fitter: * Perform welding processes on mild steel and other metal parts using welding metals and metal alloys. * Fit up according to ...
Fitter/Welder
Sep 18
Fontana, CA, USA
RND Contractors Inc
The Welder will use specialized equipment to weld and assemble new metal forms. Responsibilities: * Manufacture and fabricate finished metal products * Install and repair various equipment and ...
TIG Welder
Nov 8
Torrance, CA, USA
Ace Clearwater Enterprises
The candidates must perform own fitting & layout * Read and interpret blueprints * A minimum of 5 yrs exp. in aerospace and x-ray quality is required * Must be able to weld to various alloys
ARC Welder
Sep 20
Riverside, CA, USA
Hal Hays Construction, Inc
The ideal candidate will have a background in fittings and welds, from light fixtures to ductwork ... Ability to weld stainless steel * Experience working on construction sites and with power tools
Welder / Fabrication Specialist
Oct 2
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Griswold Industries
Operates Heliarc, ARC, and MIG welding machines in accordance with Fab Shop procedures and plant ... Able to read blueprints, layouts, and fittings; * Able to communicate and work cooperatively with ...

The average pay for a Welder Fitter is $43,390 a year and $21 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter is between $32,665 and $52,264. 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 Los Angeles, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Welder/Mechanic
Nov 25
Van Nuys, CA, USA
DASHER/LAWLESS
Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Responsibilities of the Welder/Fitter: * Perform welding processes on mild steel and other metal parts using welding metals and metal alloys. * Fit up according to ...
Fitter/Welder
Sep 18
Fontana, CA, USA
RND Contractors Inc
The Welder will use specialized equipment to weld and assemble new metal forms. Responsibilities: * Manufacture and fabricate finished metal products * Install and repair various equipment and ...
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