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Welding Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$107,080 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welding Engineer is $107,080 a year and $51 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Welding Engineer is between $75,274 and $132,792. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Welding Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Welding Engineer / Foreman
Jun 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Rose Recruits
Seeking a hands on welding engineer for a precision metal fabricator. This is a union shop, family owned and operated company w great benefits
Welding Engineer
May 7
Markham, IL, USA
Grant Martin & Associates
Fanuc Robot weld Programming for Light and Heavy gage steel , Galvanic GMAW welding, OEM Print reading, Weld process development, Ability to work directly with OEM's to develop preferred process ...
Welder MIG TIG
Jun 13
Hillside, IL, USA
Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Design & Manufacturing
... welding experience. · Must have experience welding SS, CS, AL. · AWS certified. · Able to read blueprints and use standard shop gages. · Minimum 1 year experience. · Must be reliable and self ...
Experienced Welding Fabricators- 19-00377
May 10
Gurnee, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Need experience in fabricating and welding structural steel. Need someone who can hit the ground ... Company Description ESPO Engineering, established in 1965, is a premier Technical Recruiting and ...
MIG TIG Welder
May 28
Crestwood, IL, USA
Metro Staffing Service
Familiarity with welding tools and procedures * Familiarity with engineering blueprints and schematics * Ability to handle physical workload * Background/Drug Screen/EVerify required HOURLY RATE: $13 ...
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