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Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Job Information

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.


  • About 2 out of 3 jobs in this occupation are in manufacturing industries.
  • Training ranges from a few weeks to several years of school and on-the-job training.
  • Employment is projected to experience little or no change.
  • Job prospects should be good for skilled welders because employers are reporting difficulty finding enough qualified people.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $35,920/yr ($17.96/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma