Do you enjoy the satisfaction of fabricating or repairing parts and other items useful to the workplace? Welders can use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to join metal components or finish fabricated products. There are countless manufacturing industries seeking highly skilled welders at competitive salaries. With the proper training, equipment and skillset, welders can set themselves up for a life of success. Explore the various welding career fields and the many opportunities to support growing industries in need of this critical service.
Welders, Cutters, Solderers and Brazers
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.
AVERAGE ANNUAL WAGE:
- Virginia: $45,400
- GO Virginia Region 3: $40,600
- Virginia: 7,168
- GO Virginia Region 3: 235
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or Equivalent and Moderate Term On-the-job Training
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