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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

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$22.42 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  3.4%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

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:

Fabricator
Maintenance Welder
Welder-Fitter

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