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Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Weld or join metal pieces together using hand-welding, flame-cutting, or brazing tools.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$20.94 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  0.9%    Read more about outlook


High school diploma or equivalent is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate gas flow.
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
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Job Title Examples:

Maintenance Welder

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