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Welder

Welders use a variety of welding processes to join and sever metals. Wire process operators use wire feed welding processes and work primarily in production environments. 

Also Known As

Production Welder, Wire Process Operator, Underwater Welder

Apprenticeship Regulated Occupation

Educational Requirements

Apprenticeship

Wage & Salary

Average Salary: $74,839.00
Average Wage: $33.79

Employment & Advancement

Below average is the expected occupational growth for 2013-2017. Job openings are a r ...

Certification Requirements

Regulated

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

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