Fillet weld size:

The thickness of your weld fillet

The weight in lbs. of the wire melted per hour

Average labor rate:

The US median pay rate for welders is $21.25 (per hour).**

* Note on calculation: The cost per foot calculator includes labor, gas, wire, GMAW consumables, safety, MRO, equipment and electricity. The calculations given do not compensate for oversized welds but do include the average face reinforcement.