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Manufacturing

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

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

A Day In The Life

Manufacturing Industry

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Salary Breakdown

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Average

$43,470

ANNUAL

$20.9

HOURLY

Entry Level

$29,320

ANNUAL

$14.10

HOURLY

Mid Level

$41,420

ANNUAL

$19.92

HOURLY

Expert Level

$62,070

ANNUAL

$29.84

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

15,320

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Degree Recommendations


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Top Expected Tasks

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Visualization

ABILITY

Control Precision


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