Welding Jobs

Welding Jobs Overview

Welders are at the heart of the construction, manufacturing, and aerospace fields. Generally, welders will spend their time cutting, combining, and shaping metal materials that will be used in these fields. Working with a blueprint, they will create the product required by their employer. In addition to creating new products or to building new structures, welders are often required to do structural repairs and repairs to machinery. The diversity of the work and the challenges it poses make welding the perfect career for those who are looking to push themselves both mentally and physically. Additional work opportunities that are available for welders include that of being a welding engineer, a welding inspector, or a welding supervisor.

Education Requirement for Welders

A high school diploma or GED certificate is required for the position, and a logical way of thinking and a basic understanding of mathematics are also traits that are invaluable in this field. It is also preferable for welders to have some construction experience though on-the-job training will be given. As a minimum requirement, they should have a general certificate in welding. This verifies that they understand basic welding techniques, safety guidelines, and blueprints needed on the job. Advanced welding certificates are also available for those who are looking to focus on particular advanced styles of welding.

Welding Job Market

The job market outlook for welders is positive. According to statistics, between the years 2012 and 2022, there is expected to be a 20 percent increase in the number of welder positions that are available, with approximately 64,100 new openings.

Welders? Salary

The annual salary for welders fluctuates depending on what field they work in. On average, welders earn approximately $34,700 a year. The bottom average annual wage is $22,900. Some welders? salaries top out at around $52,000.

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Defiance, OH, 43512
Welding Engineer needed for a growing manufacturing company that produces components and assemblies for commercial vehicles, construction equipment and agricultural equipment. The position will be responsible for developing new processes to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors Degree in Engineering. Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years exp...
Indianapolis, IN, 46201
Welding Engineer needed for a growing manufacturing company that produces components for the Oil & Gas industry, Gas & Steam Turbines, Nuclear New Builds, Compressors, and Diesel Engines. The position will be responsible for developing new processes to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors Degree in Welding Engineering. Candidate must have a mi...
Farmington Hills, MI, 48331
We currently have a client who is seeking a Welding Engineer for a DIRECT HIRE position at their Metro Detroit location. Our client is an extremely prominent Fortune 500 automotive manufacturing company. Located in the Southfield Michigan area, this position is an excellent opportunity for a Welding Engineer to join a financially stable, rapidly growing Tier 1 Automotive supplier and advance in th...
Troy, MI, 48007
Welding Engineer needed for a Tier 1 automotive supplier in the Metro Detroit area. Industry leading Automotive supplier is currently in search for a Welding Engineer with 2+ years experience as a Welding/Manufacturing Engineer. The VP of Engineering is looking to hire for this position ASAP. Ideal candidate will have a bachelors in Welding Engineering and a stable work history. Ideal candidate wi...
Description This position provides technical direction and support for Operations in areas of welding, fabrication and heat treat. Requires the ability to troubleshoot complex manufacturing issues, improve existing manufacturing processes, and develop new processes, to include tooling and fixtures. Qualify welding procedures, prepare engineering documentation and instructions to support shop fabr...
Battle Creek, MI
Welding Eng II-WD30001688 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we a...
Crystal Lake, IL, 60012
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM Supervisory experience required High school diploma or equivalent GED Experience with manual and machine flux cored arc welding and gas metal arc welding TC Industries, Crystal Lake Email resume to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Bushnell, IL, 61422
(2) Semi Drivers W/ Mig Welding Exp Customer Service Tech 50% overnight travel $25.00/ hr for qualified candidates. Vacation - Paid Safety days - 401k w/4.5% Match Health & Life Ins 8.5 Paid Holidays View our products at www.schuldbushnell.com To apply call 309-255-6317...
Springfield, IL, 62703
Now Hiring- Manufacturing Positions available for immediate hire for qualified applicants. Spot Welding, Fabrication, Warehouse. 1st and 2nd shifts available. Previous factory experience preferred. Clean background Good work history HS Diploma/GED required. Apply online www.staffsolutions.biz or in person at 1405 Stevenson Dr. Ste 20, Springfield....
About Sandia Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combu...
Position Summary: Lead teams of Assistant Managers, Group Leaders, and Team Leaders in a automotive manufacturing environment to meet and exceed company goals and objectives. Responsible for monitoring Safety, Quality, Cost, and Productivity with daily improvement activities. Essential Functions: Lead Teams of Assistant Managers, Group Leaders, and Team Leaders to meet company goals/objectives....
Franklin Park, IL, 60131
Suburban Welding and Steel is looking to fill first shift positions immediately Field Welding Technician Experienced welder that is proficient in MIG, TIG and stick welding of all common ferrous and non-ferrous materials, torch cutting, arc gauging, and plasma cutting. Looking for applicants interested in a full-time position as a Field Service Technician. All field jobs are local and you will a...
San Antonio, TX
Job Description Zachry Group (www.zachrygroup.com) is currently seeking a Metallurgical/Welding Engineer for its Home Office in San Antonio, TX. Zachry Group is America's pace-setter in turnkey construction, engineering, maintenance, turnaround and fabrication services in the power, energy, chemicals, manufacturing and industrial sectors. We work with customers to plan, build and renew their mos...
Springer, OK, 73458
Dragon Products, LTD. Dragon ESP is an Equal Opportunity Employer VE / DRAGON ESP IS HIRING EXPERIENCED… Welding Shop Supervisors All full-time positions qualify for full benefits including: All work is inside…NO RAIN OUTS! All jobs are at least 40 hours per week! Competitive Compensation Medical Dental 401k Retirement Paid Holidays & Vacation and more… Come and Apply TODAY! Apply ...
St. Petersburg, FL, 33716
Job Summary Develops, manages and implements relevant manufacturing solutions ensuring that Jabil production is meeting cost, quality and throughput requirements. Understands and masters technologies specific to area of competence. Develops new or modified process formulations, defines processing or handling equipment requirements and specifications, and reviews processing techniques and methods ...
New Brunswick, NJ
McNichols Company is North America's leading supplier and fabricator of metal, expanded, wire mesh, architectural metals and a variety of gratings products. Founded in 1952 by the late Robert L. McNichols, the company was established on his Christian values, high ethical standards and strong commitment to customer satisfaction. With metals service centers strategically placed from coast-to-coast, ...
Appleton, WI, 54911
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Welding Engineer Appleton, WI Full-Time $50,000 - $80,000 Apply Apply Welding Engineer Appleton, WI Full-Time $50,000 - $80,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Welding Engineer with experience, please read on! We are looking for a great person to come join our talented team of professionals. The...
Ponca City, OK, 74601
A manufacturing client in Ponca City, Oklahoma is looking for a welding supervisor for their growing company. Company is willing to pay for some or all of relocation costs. Company offers 401K, Health insurance, vacation etc. Job Requirements: - Candidate experienced with welding in a manufacturing environment - Candidate whose highest priority is safety of employees and the work place and know...
Webberbille, MI, 48892
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Sales Engineer - Ultrasonic Welding Webberbille, MI Full-Time $70,000 - $90,000 Apply Apply Sales Engineer - Ultrasonic Welding Webberbille, MI Full-Time $70,000 - $90,000 Apply Job Details We are currently on the hunt for a Sales Engineer with a background selling products to the automotive man...
Ardmore, OK, 73401
DRAGON PRODUCTS, LTD. DRAGON PRODUCTS IS HIRING EXPERIENCED... Welding Shop Supervisors. ALL work is inside...NO RAIN OUTS! All positions qualify for benefits after waiting period: All positions are at least 40 hours per week! Competitive Compensation-Medical-Dental-401k Retirement-Paid Holidays & Vacation and more... come and Apply TODAY! Apply in person at our location in Springer located at: 10...

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Welder

Salaries

$24,960.00 - $60,840.00
Typical Salary for Welder
(346 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

High School
27.8%
Some College Coursework Completed
23.4%
Vocational
17.6%
Certification
14.6%
Associates
8.8%
Bachelor's
3.9%
Some High School Coursework
2.4%
(205 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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