Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW Welder Salary in the United States

How much does a Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW Welder make in the United States? The average Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW Welder salary in the United States is $70,864 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $60,695 and $81,272. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW Welder?

A welder is a tradesperson who specializes in fusing materials together. The term welder refers to the operator, the machine is referred to as the welding power supply. The materials to be joined can be metals (such as steel, aluminum, brass, stainless steel etc.) or varieties of plastic or polymer. Welders typically have to have good dexterity and attention to detail, as well as technical knowledge about the materials being joined and best practices in the field....

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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 Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW Welder in United States. The base salary for Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW Welder ranges from $$60,695 to $81,272 with the average base salary of $70,864. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $61,995 to $82,901 with the average total cash compensation of $72,158.

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Job Openings for Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW Welder
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Warehouse Welder at a local client Manufacturing Inc. are temp to hire that will allow you to enhance your career while gaining valuable manufacturing experience. Welding Operator jobs require ...
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Adecco - 10 days ago
Remedy Intelligent Staffing - Omaha , NE
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NOW HIRING WELDER HELPERS - KNOXVILLE, TN 1st shift - 6am - 4:30pm - LOTS OF OVERTIME Pay rate: $12/hr Are you looking for an opportunity to get your foot in the door and gain more experience in the ...
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Remedy Intelligent Staffing - Oregon , WI
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ResourceMFG - Houston , TX
Our client is seeking an experienced MIG/TIG Welder (5+ years) for their NW location. The position is 1st shift (5:30AM to 4:30PM), Monday thru Friday and some Saturdays * MIG/TIG Welding
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