How much does a Welder I make in Louisiana? The average Welder I salary in Louisiana is $40,825 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $36,438 and $45,999. 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.

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25% $36,438 10% $32,443 90% $50,710 75% $45,999 $40,825 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 Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $38,926 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $41,965 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $37,416 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $39,624 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $37,416 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $41,491 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $39,283 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $37,757 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $42,215 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $39,283 Date Updated March 26, 2020

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