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Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies.

Salary Breakdown

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Average

$35,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$24,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$39,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$54,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,440

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Design

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Operation and Control

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Visualization


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