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Welder Gas Automatic Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$41,836 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Gas Automatic is $41,836 a year and $20 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Gas Automatic is between $31,665 and $50,265. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates oxy-fuel-gas-welding machine to weld metal parts, according to work order, blueprints, layout, and operating charts: clamps workpieces into holding fixture on machine bed, movable carriage, or turntable.
  • Positions and clamps or bolts welding torch onto overhead carriage, radial arm, or into stationary fixture at specified angle and distance from workpiece.
  • Turns cranks to align torch with weld line.
  • Selects torch tip, filler wire, and flux, according to charts or thickness and type of metal.
  • Fills hoppers with flux and positions spout over weld line.
  • Places reel of filler wire onto spindle and threads end through feed rolls to welding seam.
  • Connects hoses from torch to regulator valves and cylinders of oxygen and fuel gas.
  • Turns regulator valves to start flow of gases, lights torch, and adjusts gas mixture and pressure to obtain flame of desired size and color.
  • Turns knobs to synchronize movement of torch or workpiece, feed of flux and filler with welding action, and sets switch to stop machine at end of weld.
  • Starts machine, observes welding action, and examines weld for defects.
  • Adjusts machine setup to vary bead size and other weld characteristics.
  • May record setup and operating data.
  • May reweld defective joints, using handtorch.
  • May preheat workpiece in furnace.
  • May lay out, fit, and tack-weld workpieces together.
  • May operate machine equipped with two or more welding torches.
  • May remove surplus flux, slag, and splatter, using wirebrush, portable grinder, and hand scraper.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Welder Gas Automatic Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Aerospace Gas Tungsten Arc Welder
Jan 14
Hartford, CT, USA
Aircraft Welding & Mfg. Co. LLC
... automatic fusion welding, torch and induction brazing, heat treating, hard facing, cnc milling and turning, and in-house tooling and fixture design