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How Much Does a Combo Welder Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$45,000
$36,000
$45,000
$55,000
Combo welders in the United States make an average salary of $45,309 per year or $21.78 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level combo welder salary is roughly $36,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $55,000. If you like following the crowd, construction and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, energy, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey provide the highest combo welder salaries.
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Where Combo Welders Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where combo welders earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Combo Welders Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Delaware, Connecticut and Massachusetts, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for combo welders. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Missouri, Florida, and Arkansas.
City
Average Salary

Corpus Christi, TX

Salary Range44k - 59k$52k$51,632

Chesapeake, VA

Salary Range41k - 61k$51k$50,773

Raleigh, NC

Salary Range38k - 54k$46k$45,709

Knoxville, TN

Salary Range35k - 49k$42k$42,207

Doral, FL

Salary Range35k - 48k$41k$41,310
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Which Companies Pay Combo Welders The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like EMCOR Group and SpaceX as they offer the highest salaries for combo welders.
Company
Average Salary
EMCOR Group
Salary Range46k - 58k$52k$52,293
SpaceX
Salary Range44k - 53k$49k$48,711
Cleaver-Brooks
Salary Range43k - 54k$49k$48,529
Tradesmen International
Salary Range41k - 49k$46k$45,559
Vigor Industrial
Salary Range41k - 47k$44k$44,478
Poch Personnel Inc
Salary Range40k - 47k$44k$43,850
Randstad USA
Salary Range39k - 45k$43k$42,768
$39k
$58k

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    How Much Do Combo Welders Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, combo welder salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, energy, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for combo welders. For example, combo welders make a whopping average salary of $58,189 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $51,128 at energy companies and $48,416 at manufacturing companies. But combo welders may want to avoid working in the construction industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $46,802.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Technology

    Salary Range50k - 67k$58k$58,189

    Energy

    Salary Range44k - 58k$51k$51,128

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range44k - 52k$48k$48,416

    Construction

    Salary Range41k - 52k$47k$46,802
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    $67k

    How Experience Affects Combo Welder Salaries

    The salary for a combo welder can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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