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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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Established US maker of tubular assemblies for the automotive and heavy truck market seeks a Second Shift Production Supervisor for it's manufacturing facility located in Greenwood, SC. This individual will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include meeting production requirements, on-time shipments, safety an...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Production Manager Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans, LA Full-Time $75,000 - $95,000 Apply Apply Production Manager Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans, LA Full-Time $75,000 - $95,000 Apply Job Details We are a well funded established manufacturing company seeking an experienced Production Manager. If you are looking to...
Summary Welding Supervisor shall be responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of the welding department. Welding Supervisor shall ensure that production schedules are completed on time. Core Competencies Customer Focus Communication Energy & Stress Team Work Quality Orientation Time Management Adaptability & Flexibility Creative & Innovative Thinking Decision Making & Judgment Pl...
Join STERIS in its vision to see the world free from Infection and Contamination as a WELDING ENGINEER Summary Plans and directs the Engineering and application of Weld Technology to the production line including semi automated and automated applications. Essential Job Functions 1. Develops welding techniques and procedures. Conducts research and development to develop and test new fabrication pro...
The Welding Engineer is responsible for working with suppliers and Cameron internal welding to advance and develop welding techniques, procedures and applications with our external sources. Technical knowledge of the welding equipment needed to resolve issues related to fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties, characteristics of metal, metal alloys and e...
Engineering duties may include a combination of several of the following functions involving design, fabrication, installation, and refurbishment of equipment: preparation of welding and process instructions, standards, manuals, and specifications; preparation, follow, and reporting of material and welding development programs; welding engineering control of supplier welding, processing, and fabri...
LOADCRAFT Tired of the city traffic, move to the country and see the stars! We are located in Central Texas with plants located in Brady, Brownwood, and Early Texas. Loadcraft Industries specializes in the total design and manufacturing of Drilling and Workover Rigs, Frac Products, and customized Heavy Haul Trailers. Welding Technicians - $15 to 20+per hour, plus OT if required - Must pass 3G flux...
FULL TIME WELDING INSTRUCTOR: SBC need a Full Time Welding Instructor for our new TREND program. We are looking for an individual with a minimum of 5 years job experience in their specific field. The candidate for this position needs to have the ability to teach these skills to our students and prepare them for today's workforce needs. We also need an adjunct instructor for CONCRETE. For more info...
CONSIDERING WELDING? Attend one of Western Technical College's Welding Information Sessions! Thursday, August 7, 7:30-9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,nor 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Lunda Center, 319 7th St. N., La Crosse. Learn about Welding careers and salaries. Find out how you can get started at Western as early as this fall or spring. Hear about scholarship opportunities. Meet the faculty & staff....
A. O. Smith Corporation, founded over 100 years ago in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products marketed worldwide. Our goal is to be a leading global water technology company, and our focus is on building this platform through new product development, global expansion, strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Today’s A....
San Angelo, 76904
"THE BEST PRODUCTS, BUILT BY THE BEST PEOPLE, FOR THE BEST CLIENTS.THROUGHOUT THE WORLD." Loadcraft Industries specializes in the total design and manufacturing of Drilling and Workover Rigs, Frac Products, customized Heavy Haul Trailers, and Concrete Plants with locations in Early, Brady, & Brownwood. Welding Technicians $15 to 20+ per hour, plus OT if required 100+open positions Must pass 3G flu...
"THE BEST PRODUCTS, BUILT BY THE BEST PEOPLE, FOR THE BEST CLIENTS.THROUGHOUT THE WORLD." Loadcraft Industries specializes in the total design and manufacturing of Drilling and Workover Rigs, Frac Products, customized Heavy Haul Trailers, and Concrete Plants with locations in Early, Brady, & Brownwood. Welding Technicians $15 to 20+ per hour, plus OT if required 100+open positions Must pass 3G flu...
"THE BEST PRODUCTS, BUILT BY THE BEST PEOPLE, FOR THE BEST CLIENTS.THROUGHOUT THE WORLD." Loadcraft Industries specializes in the total design and manufacturing of Drilling and Workover Rigs, Frac Products, customized Heavy Haul Trailers, and Concrete Plants with locations in Early, Brady, & Brownwood. Welding Technicians $15 to 20+ per hour, plus OT if required 100+open positions Must pass 3G flu...
Danville, 17821
Great Dane Trailers has employment opportunities at the facility in Washingtonville, PA. Those with MIG WELDING AND SPRAY PAINTING experience may apply at the Great Dane Trailers facility or through local PA Career Link offices. Telephone 570-437-3141 HR ext. 2812 for details. Those with experience in MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT may apply for assembly positions through Spherion Staffing by calling 8...
Job ID EPMPS-10041297 Emerson Company Rosemount Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Chanhassen Publish Start Date May 5 2014 Job Level None Specified Job Description To support engineering by performing complex tasks that involve fabricating, assembling, documenting, testing, evaluating and programming mechanical and electromechanical devices or fixtures. Knowledge of weld developm...
About the Company Signal Metal Industries is a well established, highly diversified, steel fabrication and machining company that manufactures large steel products for various heavy industries throughout the country. We do traditional job shop work and also perform production work for other large manufacturers in the USA. Our growing, 41 year old company has over 200 employees who are dedicated to...
Certified Welding Inspector Hirschfeld Industries is seeking Certified Welding Inspector/Quality Control Technician with NDT experience for bridge fabrication shop in Abingdon, Virginia. Qualified candidate must be certifiable to Level II in MT & UT. CWI preferred, but will train right individual. Prior welding/steel fabrication experience preferred. Must have good communication skills and be able...
CWI - Certified Welding Inspector Hirschfeld Industries is seeking Certified Welding Inspector/Quality Control Supervisor with NDT experience for bridge fabrication shop in Montgomery. Qualified candidate must be certifiable to Level II in MT & UT. CWI preferred, but will train right individual. Prior welding/steel fabrication experience preferred. Must have good communication skills and be able t...
Manufacturing Engineer opportunity with a growing . Our client is an extremely prominent Industrial Gas Turbine manufacturer. This position is an excellent opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer to advance in their career! This is a senior position reporting to the Director of Engineering who is looking to fill this critical Manufacturing Engineer position as soon as possible. As a Manufacturing...
Inside Machinist needed for a direct hire opportunity in the Houston, TX area for a major service company specializing in large industrial and marine engines. Applying candidates should have experience in a similar environment and experience as a machinist dealing with lathes, boring mills, drill press and other standard machines. Responsibilities for the Machinist Operation of manual lathes, bori...
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Welder

Salaries

$24,960.00 - $62,400.00
Typical Salary for Welder
(343 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

High School
28.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
22.7%
Vocational
17.7%
Certification
14.8%
Associates
8.9%
Bachelor's
3.9%
Some High School Coursework
2.5%
(203 Respondents)
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