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  • Welder - 1st and 2nd Shift

    **Work Schedules:** Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work. ** At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. **Ability to Work Remotely:** Onsite Full.time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
    $40k-51k yearly est.21d ago
  • Welder

    At Terex, we fully embrace the increasingly diverse world around us and strive to create an empowering and welcoming workplace culture.
    $40k-47k yearly est.5d ago
  • Regional Code Welder - Mid-Atlantic region

    This work will be performed during both outage (planned maintenance) and non-outage (unplanned maintenance) periods at Covanta operated facilities.
    $40k-52k yearly est.13d ago
  • Welders

    Axiom Staffing Group has multiple openings for Welders at a production fabrication company located in Winchester, VA. Thank you for reviewing our Welder position, please register with Axiom to apply: https://hrcenter.tempworks.io/en/axiomstaffing
    $34k-52k yearly est.33d ago
  • Welder (Remote)

    Job DescriptionFalcon Structures is seeking experienced MIG Welders to work in our growing manufacturing facility modifying repurposed shipping containers. Under general supervision, the Welders perform various types of welding, brazing, grinding, and cutting using gas and electric welding equipment. What's good about working at Falcon? You come to the same location each day and we provide your tools! We work rain or shine on interesting projects with interesting people! Job Type: Full Time / First shift M - F; 7:00 am - 3:45 pm / Possible extended shift to open soon T - S; 9 am - 5:45 pm Starting Pay: $18 - $20 DOE Duties & Responsibilities: * Receives instructions, prints, and work orders for the job. * Plans details of working procedures and determines tools and material requirements. * Measures and marks work to be performed on material. * Fabricates equipment and modifies material by cutting, burning, and welding various metals. * Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded. * Sets up, assembles, and tacks weld parts. * Uses plasma torches to cut material to size and shape. * Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly. * Perform related duties as required or assigned. Skills & Abilities: * 2+ years of experience * Must have a good understanding of equipment used. * Must be safety conscience. * Must have good communications and interpersonal skills. * Eager to learn. * Friendly, able to collaborate with others, and work on a team. * Ability to use critical thinking. About Falcon Structures Since 2003 Falcon Structures has pioneered shipping container-based structures. We are now a thought leader in our industry and one of the largest container-based manufacturers in the country. We are looking for a enthusiastic, hardworking individuals to join our growing team and help us continue to create the best container-based structures in the country. Our customers include all branches of the military, oil and gas, aerospace, real estate, sports facilities, and more. Everyone at Falcon participates in our collective mission to build a better world each day. Falcon Structures provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Be a part of something unique. Apply today.
    $18-20 hourly14d ago
  • Remote Seals Welder

    At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. ABB's Measurement & Analytics division is among the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of smart instrumentation and analyzers. * Must qualify to all ABB welding As a Remote Seals Welder, you will be responsible for setting up and performs all operations relating to Transmitter welding and fusion welding. Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. With thousands of experts around the world and high-performance digital technology, ABB's team is dedicated to making measurement easy for its industrial and energy customers to let them operate more efficiently and profitably. The role reports to the Production Manager and is located in Warminster, Pennsylvania.
    $61k-80k yearly est.10d ago
  • Welder

    PeopleReady Skilled Trades is actively hiring certified Welders with MIG, TIG and Stick experience.
    $26-28 hourly13d ago
  • Welder (Remote)

    HMT brings a distinct level of innovation and service to the tank industry through a unique approach of partnering with customers to optimize tank operations. HMT is the global leader in aboveground storage tank solutions. + 2+ years' experience of working on a Welder position
    $37k-52k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Welder

    Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability Tradesmen International not only offers consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we also provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. **Tradesmen International** is looking to expand our team of qualified Trade Professionals for current & future projects in and around **Washington DC. If you are a **Welder** and want to work alongside other proven Craftsmen who emphasize safety, productivity and superior workmanship, this is your chance to advance your career!
    $22-40 hourly60d+ ago
  • Welder B

    A JourneypersonWelder is responsible for welding steel components on freezers, freezer assemblies and components. Welding activities are applied to a variety of stainless steel and aluminum grades. A JourneypersonWelder is capable of working unsupervised in all departments using a variety of welding equipment and techniques. Responsibilities / Tasks - Able to weld using GTAW and SMAW processes. - Setup welding equipment to suit the requirements of the task. - Select optimal welding processes and parameters. - Perform final pneumatic pressure test of coils Your Profile / Qualifications - Must be have B level certification or Red Seal in welding. - Good knowledge of welding symbols. - Be able to weld in a variety of welding positions. - Competent in using both GTAW and/or SMAW welding equipment to weld stainless steel and aluminum. - Capable of setting up machine to suit a specific welding process. - Perform basic maintenance on welding machine components. - Successfully complete and hold welding ticket as stipulated in relevant weld procedure qualifications. - Capable of welding in a 5G position. - Knowledge of safe working procedures and practices. - Capable of operating overhead crane. Did we spark your interest? Then please click apply above to access our guided application process.
    $33k-46k yearly est.4d ago
  • Traveling Welder

    Positions are available in the following disciplines: Electrician, Ironworker, Sheetmetal Worker, Welder (Structural), Carpenter/Millwright, Painter and Laborer (entry level).
    $36k-49k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • TIG Welder

    Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees.
    $34k-41k yearly est.11d ago
  • Welder / Fabricator

    Job DescriptionGillmann Services, Inc. is currently looking for Welders and Fitter/Fabricators (2+ yrs.) to join our team in Louisa VA Fitter/Fabricators responsibilities to include: · Must be able to read and interpret blueprints , drawings, sketches, and templates · Position, align and assemble, fabricate parts for assembly. · Must be able to assist in layout · Heat-treat parts, using acetylene torches. · Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammers · Hammer, chip, and grind workpieces in order to cut, bend, and straighten metal. · Layout and examine metal stock or workpieces to be processed in order to ensure that specifications are met. Please submit a detailed resume with good contact info Portsmouth Office 7576862086
    $33k-50k yearly est.6d ago
  • Shipboard Welder

    Location: USA VA Chesapeake - 1545 Crossways Blvd (VAS102)
    $38k-51k yearly est.15d ago
  • Welder

    Job DescriptionOmega Protein, Inc. seeks individuals with welding experience for the 2pm to 10pm shift. Must be able to demonstrate an ability to burn, fit, cut and weld in a marine environment. Certification, trade school or applicable work experience is preferred. Salary commiserate on ability. Competitive wage and outstanding benefits package.
    $31k-38k yearly est.10d ago
  • Welder

    Sims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling.
    $33k-49k yearly est.33d ago
  • Welder

    Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. EEO is the Law Poster EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
    $33k-50k yearly est.19d ago
  • Welder

    contact .Nexhaul at 540-483-2052 ask for Andrea or come by at 305 New Plant rd, Rocky Mount .
    $32k-46k yearly est.24d ago
  • Welder

    With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. If you re looking to join a company with a great mission of helping to save and sustain the environment, look no further than Sims Metals! A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world's safest and most responsible recycling company. A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world s safest and most responsible recycling company. Company Description At Sims Metals, we value our employees as much as we value our Planet. Job DescriptionSims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. Please visitwww.simsltd.comfor more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability. If you're looking to join a company with a great mission of helping to save and sustain the environment, look no further than Sims Metals! To be entered With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career.
    $31k-43k yearly est.27d ago
  • Welder (2nd Shift)

    At Martin Marietta, safety is first in everything we do. At Martin Marietta we want you to find a lifelong career and build a sense of community where shared values and mutual respect drives our vision for a better workplace. Martin Marietta is an American-based company and a leading supplier of building materials - including aggregates, cement, ready mixed concrete and asphalt. The maintenance welder will be responsible for repairs and maintenance of equipment to include conveyor systems, shakers, gearboxes, fixed plant equipment, and other mobile equipment as necessary.
    $41k-51k yearly est.10d ago

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Average Salary For a Welder

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Welder is $39,696 per year or $19 per hour. The highest paying Welder jobs have a salary over $54,000 per year while the lowest paying Welder jobs pay $29,000 per year

Updated May 26, 2023
Average Welder Salary
$42,897 yearly
$19 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Welder


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Technicians are skilled professionals who primarily work with technology in different industries. They are knowledgeable about the technical aspects of the various items they work with. They are usually working with electricity or with technological advancements. Technicians may be assigned to do the construction of equipment or materials related to their field of study. They may also be assigned to conduct diagnostics and other maintenance activities to ensure that the equipment works properly. Technicians may also be required to conduct basic repairs in case of problems. It is important that technicians have good analytical skills and decision-making skills.


Operators are skilled workers who are in charge of working on an industrial machine or a specific aspect of the manufacturing business. They are trained to operate machines, learning how to use them. They are also responsible for the maintenance and repair of the machine, and they should be able to troubleshoot problems and provide remedies to them. They must be knowledgeable about the different parts of the machine and how to mitigate any challenges that may arise. Operators should be alert, detail-oriented, and familiar with safety and health guidelines.

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance technicians are technicians who specialize in the preservation of office facilities. They have in-depth knowledge of how various office equipment or fixtures work so that they can immediately identify how to repair them in case of breakdowns. Maintenance technicians perform diagnostics and routine maintenance activities to ensure that everything in the office is running well. They immediately repair problems in fixtures or equipment to avoid any further damages or safety concerns. They should be familiar with occupational safety and health standards to ensure that the office is a safe place to work.


An electrician is a skilled tradesman in charge of wirings and systems which provide electric power to a facility. They are trained to design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical wiring systems. There are four basic types of an electrician - residential wiremen, inside wiremen, telecommunications electrician, and outside linemen. Some work on a standard 40-hour week shift while others are on-call duty. In some cases, traveling is also a vital key to their role where they would work for a few days before moving to another location.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Welder

Welder Jobs FAQs

Are Welders Happy?

Yes, the majority of welders are happy. According to a recent survey performed in 2021, the majority of welders reported being either satisfied or very satisfied with their profession and specific jobs. Here are some factors that might contribute to the overall satisfaction and happiness of welders:

Can A Welder Make $100k?

Yes, a welder can make $100k. But before running out to become a welder, you should note that the average welder makes about half of that amount.

The median salary of a welder is $42,000 a year or $17 an hour. However, there are some welding jobs that do pay $100k or more a year. These higher-paying welding positions tend to be a bit more dangerous and/ or located in remote locations.

Can A Welder Make $200k A Year?

Yes, a welder can make $200k. While the median salary of a welder is $42,000 a year or $17 an hour, there is one welding job that pays $200k a year.

A rig welder is a key player in the oil industry. Rig welders work on oil rigs (large platforms erected to carry out oil drilling, processing, and storage) and use specialized equipment to weld metals on the rig.

What Is The Demand For Welders?

The demand for welders is above average. Welding skills can be applied to many different industries and are involved in the creation of so many things, from skyscrapers to park benches, so the demand will always remain. Welders can apply their knowledge to fields such as:

  • Metal sculpting

  • Transportation

  • Robotics

  • Engineering

  • Construction

  • Shipbuilding

  • Education

Welding plays a huge role in manufacturing. Roughly two thirds of all welding jobs are in some aspect of manufacturing and is the main source of the demand for welders. Welders are needed for the production of various products and almost all structures. They are also needed for repairs and maintenance.

Because welding is a versatile skill that can be applied across many different industries, welders can easily find jobs. Some jobs involved in manufacturing get lost to automated processes, but a lot of welding jobs are too difficult to automate so welders don't have to worry about that negatively impacting the demand of the field.

What Is The Highest-paid Welding Job?

The highest-paid welding job is a rig welder. A rig welder can earn around $207,000 a year. A rig welder is a key player in the oil industry. Rig welders work on oil rigs (large platforms erected to carry out oil drilling, processing, and storage) and use specialized equipment to weld metals on the rig.

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