Solderers


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Solderers

Solderers - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. Wages also vary based on the number of hours worked. Many welders and solderers work overtime and earn more than the wages displayed. In addition, more than one-fourth of welders and solderers belong to unions. Union members often earn higher wages than non-union members.

Benefits vary by employer. Most full-time welders and solderers earn typical benefits. These include vacation, sick leave, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers (SOC 51-4121)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $16.39 $19.67 $23.70
Yearly $34,093 $40,907 $49,292
    Champaign Area Hourly $15.62 $17.85 $20.86
Yearly $32,482 $37,137 $43,399
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $14.63 $17.76 $21.87
Yearly $30,433 $36,946 $45,482
    Cook County Hourly $16.68 $20.77 $25.21
Yearly $34,695 $43,205 $52,439
    Decatur Area Hourly $18.95 $21.58 $24.74
Yearly $39,422 $44,895 $51,462
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $16.20 $19.58 $22.63
Yearly $33,698 $40,734 $47,073
    Du Page County Hourly $16.12 $19.57 $23.06
Yearly $33,528 $40,697 $47,962
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $17.47 $20.27 $23.48
Yearly $36,333 $42,161 $48,841
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $16.75 $18.69 $21.33
Yearly $34,840 $38,879 $44,376
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $14.47 $18.22 $23.07
Yearly $30,088 $37,906 $47,985
    Lake County Hourly $16.06 $19.43 $24.53
Yearly $33,412 $40,414 $51,014
    McHenry County Hourly $17.48 $20.55 $23.11
Yearly $36,366 $42,746 $48,067
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $13.39 $16.09 $20.59
Yearly $27,848 $33,464 $42,829
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $16.83 $19.35 $23.00
Yearly $35,016 $40,252 $47,839
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $17.41 $21.15 $25.04
Yearly $36,210 $43,993 $52,087
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $16.47 $18.37 $21.67
Yearly $34,259 $38,199 $45,082
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $15.90 $17.76 $20.46
Yearly $33,071 $36,934 $42,547
    Rockford Area Hourly $16.17 $19.80 $23.07
Yearly $33,627 $41,183 $47,977
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $16.07 $19.75 $27.65
Yearly $33,425 $41,077 $57,512
    Springfield Area Hourly $13.40 $14.72 $17.97
Yearly $27,882 $30,617 $37,369
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $17.78 $20.79 $24.53
Yearly $36,975 $43,244 $51,033
    Vermilion County Hourly $15.21 $18.13 $20.77
Yearly $31,645 $37,704 $43,210
    Will County Hourly $17.87 $21.17 $25.02
Yearly $37,179 $44,030 $52,034
United States Hourly $16.80 $20.43 $25.17
Yearly $34,930 $42,490 $52,350

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.