Welder I Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Welder I make in District of Columbia? The average Welder I salary in District of Columbia is $47,218 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $42,148 and $53,206. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $42,148 10% $37,532 90% $58,658 75% $53,206 $47,218 50%(Median)
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Welder I joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques and operating various welding devices. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process. Being a Welder I inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness. Familiar with and complies with all safety requirements and protocols for working in a hazardous environment. Additionally, Welder I may be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Welder I gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Welder I typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $46,980 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $46,980 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $46,980 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $46,980 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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