Welding and Joining is the backbone of manufacturing and leads the way in times of economic recovery. Occupations as cutters, solderers, brazers, and welders – to include mig, tig, stick, pipe, vertical, horizontal, and gas metal arc – are plentiful. Welders and joiners are also skilled in using hand-held equipment to fill holes, indentions or seams in any metal or aluminum product.
Welding & Joining
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, welding and joining careers will grow steadily during the next decade by 15% or more across the manufacturing industry. Welders will need to maintain versatility across the various processes. The Department of Labor indicates an average salary of more than $35K annually, not including shift differential or overtime pay. Top performing welders can earn as much as $54K per year.