February 9, 2023
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How Much Money Does a Welder Make?

How much money does a welder make?

Welders earn an average annual base salary of $73,531, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $35.35/hour.

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.

Welders fuse materials and objects together by applying heat or pressure. To learn more about welding, check out our welder career page.