How much does a Welder III make in the United States? The average Welder III salary in the United States is $60,467 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $52,826 and $69,643. 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.
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. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Welder III has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. To be a Welder III typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Welder III in the United States. The base salary for Welder III ranges from $52,826 to $69,643 with the average base salary of $60,467. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $53,563 to $70,516 with the average total cash compensation of $61,216.