Welder Salary

The average salary for a Welder in the UK is:

£23,362

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Welder Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £20,334.

The average salary in 2009 was £23,866, based on 17 respondents (a difference of 17% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £18,712, based on 31 respondents (a difference of -28% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £24,925, based on 30 respondents (a difference of 33% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £22,105, based on 16 respondents (a difference of -11% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Welder based on all salary survey responses is: £20,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Welder is £11.68.


Assorted Welder Salary Information

SalaryLocationDate
£26,500Midlands29-June-17
£23,000Northern Ireland20-May-17
£23,532North West6-December-16
£20,000Wales22-July-16
£17,126East of England5-February-16
£24,390North West22-September-15
£25,000Yorkshire and North East7-April-15
£30,000Midlands22-January-15
£20,000Yorkshire and North East1-July-14
£26,000South West29-March-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Welder salary data

Welder Salary By UK Region

SalaryRegion
£19,917South East
£23,250Scotland
£23,750East of England
£29,327North West
£22,000Wales
£29,000London
£21,500Yorkshire and North East
£27,299Midlands

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Welder, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £17,522 for a worker in their 20s, £22,895 (30s), £27,100 (40s) and £27,100 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Welder is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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