Pipe Welder Salary in the US

$25.30
per hour
per year
$60,340
per year
per hour
Bonus
$1,200/year

Pipe Welder - Average Salary

The average salary for a Pipe Welder is $25.30 per hour ($60,340 per year), which is $6,850 (+13%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Pipe Welder can expect an average starting salary of $17.40. The highest salaries can exceed $42.20.
$17.40
Low
$25.30
Average salary
$42.20
High
$37,480
Low
$60,340
Average salary
$129,680
High

Pipe Welder Salary Range

Low
$17.40
Average salary
$25.30
Experienced
$30.50
High
$42.20
Low
$37,480
Average salary
$60,340
Experienced
$93,270
High
$129,680
Among Pipe Welders in the U.S., Certified Pipe Welders, Oil Pipe Welders and Underwater Pipe Welders enjoy the highest salaries.

Pipe Welder - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Underwater Pipe Welder$31.90/hour
+26% 
Oil Pipe Welder$30.60/hour
+21% 
Certified Pipe Welder$29.10/hour
+15% 
Industrial Pipe Welder$28.30/hour
+12% 
TIG Pipe Welder$27.60/hour
+9% 

Pipe Welder - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Pipe Welder with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $18.10 per hour. A mid level Pipe Welder with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $21.40, while an experienced Pipe Welder with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $27.40. Pipe Welders with more than 20 years of experience earn $29.30 per hour on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pipe Welder

Late Career▲ +16%
Experienced▲ +8%
Average Salary$25.30/hour
Mid Level▼ -15%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
2%
Male
98%

Pipe Welder - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Pipe Welder jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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