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Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2018 2023 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
1,553 1,749 197 12.67% 39 177 217 $18.35 $38,158 High school diploma or equivalent
Description: Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Staffing Pattern Data Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2018)