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Welder Fitter Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$35,175 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$531

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Fitter is $35,175 a year and $17 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter is between $26,480 and $42,369. 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 Knoxville, Tennessee.

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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 Knoxville, Tennessee, 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:
$40,778
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

Welder Fitter Job Listings for Knoxville, Tennessee

Welder/Fabricator
Apr 29
Knoxville, TN, USA
Valley Proteins
We are looking for a Welder/Fabricator to join our team in Knoxville, TN. As a member of the team, you can expect: * Competitive pay - Average weekly pay is $600-$700 * Great Benefits - medical ...
Flux Core Welder Fabricator
May 14
Knoxville, TN, USA
Express Employment Professionals
The Welder will use specialized equipment to weld and assemble new metal to manufacture components for overhead cranes. Electrician helpers will be pulling wire, drilling and tapping holes, and other ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Fitter is $35,175 a year and $17 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Fitter is between $26,480 and $42,369. 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 Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Welder Fitter Job Listings for Knoxville, Tennessee

Welder/Fabricator
Apr 29
Knoxville, TN, USA
Valley Proteins
We are looking for a Welder/Fabricator to join our team in Knoxville, TN. As a member of the team, you can expect: * Competitive pay - Average weekly pay is $600-$700 * Great Benefits - medical ...
Flux Core Welder Fabricator
May 14
Knoxville, TN, USA
Express Employment Professionals
The Welder will use specialized equipment to weld and assemble new metal to manufacture components for overhead cranes. Electrician helpers will be pulling wire, drilling and tapping holes, and other ...
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