(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$42,002 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$622

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc is $42,002 a year and $20 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc is between $31,748 and $50,463. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

Average Salary Chart

Customize:
 
Customize this report for you
Use our free salary calculator to find out how much you're worth

Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates arc welding machine that welds together parts of fabricated metal products, as specified by blueprints, layouts, welding procedures, and operating charts: welds flat, cylindrical, or irregular parts that may be clamped, tack-welded, or otherwise positioned.
  • May position weld line parallel to carriage.
  • Turns cranks or pushes buttons to align electrode on welding head over weld joint to weld linear joints, or adjust length of radial arm to position electrode over weld joint when welding radial joints.
  • Clamps cylindrical workpieces onto turning rolls under stationary head to weld circular joints.
  • Threads specified electrode wire from reel through feed rolls and welding head.
  • Turns welding head to set specified angle of electrode.
  • May fill hopper with specified flux and direct nozzle or gravity feed over weld line, or adjust shielding gas or gas mixture flow rate.
  • Turns knobs to set current, voltage, and slope, and synchronize feed of wire and flux with speed of welding action.
  • May set limit switch which automatically stops machine at end of weld.
  • Starts machine and observes meters and gauges, or observes welding action for compliance with procedures.
  • Visually examines welds for adherence to specifications.
  • May grind welded surfaces for penetrant test.
  • Adjusts machine setup to vary size, location, and penetration of bead.
  • May install track template to weld irregularly shaped seams.
  • May make trial run before welding and record setup and operating data.
  • May layout, fit, and tack workpieces together.
  • May preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$48,691
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

CNC Turning Machine Operators
Nov 7
Torrington, CT, USA
Metals USA
METALS USA; Gregor Technologies Division is seeking CNC Turning Machine Operators and CNC Milling Machine Operators for our Torrington, CT location. The CNC Turning Machine Operator and the CNC ...
CNC Machine Operator Fabricator - Req#1100
Nov 2
Woodbridge, CT, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
CNC Machine Operator Fabricator Hours - 6am - 5 pm (1st shift) 4pm - 12:30am with 10% differential ... liquids or gas. · Pull damaged or ineffective equipment off the line. · Comply with safe work ...
Injection Molding Machine Operator
Nov 5
Ansonia, CT, USA
Nesco Resource, LLC
Injection Mold Machine Operators. Perform secondary type of operations and provide support to the ... Responsible to safely operate pad printing, sonic welding and other secondary equipment. Understand ...
Davenport Operator-Machine Operator
Nov 8
Seymour, CT, USA
Nesco Resource
... metal stampings. JOB SUMMARY Under minimal supervision, set up and operate Davenport Machines to fabricate production parts. Machine operators are
Welder/Fabricator
Nov 1
Seymour, CT, USA
Vernier Metal Fabricating, Inc.
We are a family owned and operated Manufacturing company that has been in business for over 50 years. We specialize in precision sheet metal fabricating and are looking for an "experienced" Welder ...
;