Pipe Welder Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$39,000
$31,000
$39,000
$50,000
Pipe welders in the United States make an average salary of $39,893 per year or $19.18 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $50,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and construction 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 construction companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont provide the highest pipe welder salaries.
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Map of Pipe Welder Salaries

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

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Average Pipe Welder Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for pipe welders. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Washington, Idaho, and Arizona.

Average Pipe Welder Salary By Company

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 Comfort Systems USA and Atlantic Constructors as they offer the highest salaries for pipe welders.

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Average Pipe Welder Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, pipe welder salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, energy, and construction companies tend to offer much higher salaries for pipe welders. For example, pipe welders make a whopping average salary of $40,807 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $40,305 at energy companies and $40,277 at construction companies. But pipe welders may want to avoid working in the transportation industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $36,290.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$40,807
$41k
Energy
Energy
$40,305
$40k
Construction
Construction
$40,277
$40k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$39,984
$40k
Finance
Finance
$38,957
$39k
Transportation
Transportation
$36,290
$36k

Pipe Welder Salary History

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Pipe Welder Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a pipe 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.

Recently Added Pipe Welder Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
CCS Construction Staffing
CCS Construction Staffing
Pipe Welders
Pipe Welders
Pipe Welders
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$45,914
$45,914
07/22/2020
CCS Construction Staffing
CCS Construction Staffing
Pipe Welders
Pipe Welders
Pipe Welders
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$41,740
$41,740
07/22/2020
Stand-By Personnel
Stand-By Personnel
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
06/22/2020
06/22/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/22/2020
Ctr Corporation (Dba Ctr Group)
Ctr Corporation (Dba Ctr Group)
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$53,219
$53,219
06/18/2020
CCS Construction Staffing
CCS Construction Staffing
Pipewelder
Pipewelder
Pipewelder
06/03/2020
06/03/2020
$45,392
$45,392
06/03/2020
Pipe Welder/Fitter-2Nd Shift
Pipe Welder/Fitter-2Nd Shift
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$53,114
$53,114
05/28/2020
Ctr Corporation (Dba Ctr Group)
Ctr Corporation (Dba Ctr Group)
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$53,219
$53,219
05/26/2020
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$70,958
$70,958
05/26/2020
Stand-By Personnel
Stand-By Personnel
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
Pipe Welder
05/22/2020
05/22/2020
$41,740
$41,740
05/22/2020
CCS Construction Staffing
CCS Construction Staffing
Pipe Welders
Pipe Welders
Pipe Welders
04/14/2020
04/14/2020
$41,740
$41,740
04/14/2020