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How much do welders make per hour?

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly rate for a welder is $17.66, as of 2014. Hourly rates vary between $12.01 at the 10th percentile and $27.46 at the 90th.

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How much do welders make per hour?
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The most highly paid welders work in the electric power industry, at $32.00 an hour on average. Welders who work in natural gas distribution are compensated at an average of $29.87.

The areas that offer the best pay rates for welders include Alaska, Hawaii, the District of Columbia, Wyoming and North Dakota. The area with the highest employment of welders is Houston, Texas, where the average pay rate is $20.60.

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  1. bls.gov

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