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Welding Engineer Salary
in San Diego, California

$110,559 (USD)

Average Salary

$53/hr

Average Hourly

$3,770

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welding Engineer is $110,559 a year and $53 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Welding Engineer is between $77,719 and $137,106. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Welding Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Produces welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and engineering principles.
  • Outlines plans and conducts research and development investigations to develop and test new fabrication processes and procedures, improve existing or develop new welding equipment, develop new or modify current welding methods, techniques, and procedures, discover new patterns of welding phenomena, or to correlate and substantiate hypotheses.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Welding Engineer Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Materials Engineers

Job family population: 27,200

Estimated population of Welding Engineer jobs: 1,100

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$128,169
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Welding Engineer Job Listings for San Diego, California

Welder II
Jun 6
San Diego, CA, USA
Propulsion Controls Engineering
Propulsion Controls Engineering's (PCE) purpose is to provide the highest quality services to meet ... Minimum 3-5 years practical welding experience, preferably within the marine and/or shipyard ...
Welder III
May 1
San Diego, CA, USA
Propulsion Controls Engineering
Propulsion Controls Engineering's (PCE) purpose is to provide the highest quality services to meet ... Working knowledge of TIG welding processes including stainless steel and copper nickel alloys.
Welding Engineer/Materials Engineer
Jul 8
San Diego, CA, USA
NAVAIR
This position is for a Welding Engineer with expert level welding knowledge, experience and skills obtained while working in the Aerospace or Defence Industries. The employee will work within the ...
TIG Welder
Jun 16
El Cajon, California, USA
GKN Aerospace
May work with engineering to resolve problems and develop new processes and/or procedures. Principal Accountabilities * Performs Arc, Mig and Tig welding on all types of metals to include steel ...
Forming Fabricator
Jun 11
Vista, CA, USA
CSL Staffing
Familiarity with welding tools and procedures * Familiarity with engineering blueprints and schematics * Ability to handle physical workload

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welding Engineer is $110,559 a year and $53 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Welding Engineer is between $77,719 and $137,106. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Welding Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Welding Engineer Job Listings for San Diego, California

Welder II
Jun 6
San Diego, CA, USA
Propulsion Controls Engineering
Propulsion Controls Engineering's (PCE) purpose is to provide the highest quality services to meet ... Minimum 3-5 years practical welding experience, preferably within the marine and/or shipyard ...
Welder III
May 1
San Diego, CA, USA
Propulsion Controls Engineering
Propulsion Controls Engineering's (PCE) purpose is to provide the highest quality services to meet ... Working knowledge of TIG welding processes including stainless steel and copper nickel alloys.
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