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Welder Gun Salary

$40,729 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$623

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Welder Gun is $40,729 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Welder Gun is between $30,620 and $49,141. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Gun. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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:
  • Welds or tack-welds overlapping edges of positioned components to fabricate sheet metal assemblies, such as panels, refrigerator shells, and automobile bodies, using portable spot-welding gun: positions and clamps electrode under overlapping edges of workpiece.
  • Presses electrode against workpiece at specified weld points to complete circuit between electrodes and heat metal to joining temperature.
  • Removes electrode after specified period of time.
  • May adjust equipment for automatic timing of current.
  • May periodically attend group meetings to learn new or modified tasks.
  • May position and clamp workpieces together.
  • May examine welded components to detect defects.
Welder Gun Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 389,190

Estimated population of Welder Gun jobs: 21,507

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,216
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Welder Gun Job Listings for United States

Welder / Assembler
Dec 10
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Cynet Systems
Threads the proper electrode wire through a portable welding gun. * Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, occasionally specified by appropriate certified ...
Welder
Dec 12
Lithonia, GA, USA
CHASE Staffing
Welder operates hand held weld gun to apply reweld as specified. Apply certification stamp to weld area using metal stamp and hammer. Welder moves pipe along table to off load onto pipe carts to ...
Structure Welder - 104904
Dec 11
Catoosa, OK, USA
Stand-By Personnel - Welding Division
Obtain specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun; connect cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage ...
MIG Welder
Dec 12
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Bear Staffing Services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Other duties may be assigned. • Threads the proper electrode wire through portable welding gun. • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage ...
MIG Pipe Welder
Nov 14
Dallas, TX, USA
ResourceMFG
Operate hand held weld gun to apply reweld as specified. * Apply certification stamp to weld area using metal stamp and hammer. * Move pipe along table to off load onto pipe carts to transfer ...

The average pay for a Welder Gun is $40,729 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Welder Gun is between $30,620 and $49,141. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Welder Gun. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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 / Assembler
Dec 10
Cincinnati, OH, USA
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Threads the proper electrode wire through a portable welding gun. * Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, occasionally specified by appropriate certified ...
Welder
Dec 12
Lithonia, GA, USA
CHASE Staffing
Welder operates hand held weld gun to apply reweld as specified. Apply certification stamp to weld area using metal stamp and hammer. Welder moves pipe along table to off load onto pipe carts to ...
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