How much does a Welder III make in the United States? The average Welder III salary in the United States is $65,834 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $57,783 and $76,059. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Welder III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Welder III Salary $50,452 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Welder III Salary $57,783 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Welder III Salary $65,834 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Welder III Salary $76,059 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Welder III Salary $85,369 US May 28, 2024
25% $57,783 10% $50,452 90% $85,369 75% $76,059 $65,834 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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WELDER III WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. - , VA

Welder III with Security Clearance

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. - Portsmouth, VA

Welder III

Delphinus Engineering - Norfolk, VA

Welder III/Specialist

Oceaneering International, Inc. - Chesapeake, VA

What skills does a Welder III need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

1.

Commitment: An agreement or pledge to do something in the future a commitment to improve conditions at the prison especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future date.

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Product Quality: Product quality refers to how well a product satisfies customer needs, serves its purpose and meets industry standards. When evaluating product quality, businesses consider several key factors, including whether a product solves a problem, works efficiently or suits customers' purposes.

3.

Work Ethic: A belief that work and diligence have a moral benefit and an inherent ability, virtue or value to strengthen character and individual abilities. A set of values centered on importance of work and manifested by determination or desire to work hard.

Commitment 2.12%
Product Quality 1.09%
Work Ethic 0.8%
Others 95.99%
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Job Description for Welder III

Welder III joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process. Being a Welder III 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 III may prepare the materials and set up for a welding device or robot. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Welder III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Welder III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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  • Epsilon Systems Mission Readiness Group is currently seeking a full-time Welder III in Portsmouth, VA. Summary: Performs various welding processes to repai...
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  • Epsilon Systems is currently seeking a full-time Welder III in Mayport, FL. Summary: Performs various welding processes to repair, modify and install vario...
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  • Epsilon Systems Mission Readiness Group is currently seeking a full-time Welder III in Portsmouth, VA. Summary: Performs various welding processes to repai...
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  • Epsilon Systems is currently seeking a full-time Welder III in Mayport, FL. Summary: Performs various welding processes to repair, modify and install vario...
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  • Client. Fortune 500. Position. Arc Welder III. Location. Mayville, WI 53050. Duration. Permanent Position. 40 hours a week. Shift Hours. 6AM-2:30PM (M - F)...
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Career Path for Welder III

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For Welder III, the first career path typically progresses to Welder IV.

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Welder III salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Welder III, the highest Welder III salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Welder III salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Welder III salary is in Miami, FL, where the Welder III salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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Skills associated with Welder III: Safety Procedures, Welding, Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Inspection

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