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Welders at a Glance

Welders (or fabricators/fitters) join metal objects by applying heat. Arc welding is most common, but there are many welding technologies. Work can be done indoors or outdoors to build bridges, power facilities, stadiums, ships, cars, and large buildings. Technical school provides valuable education regarding welding techniques and various metal properties.

A Day in the Life | Rene

Age: 31
Job: Welder
Free Time: Camping, kayaking, travel with boyfriend.
Proud of: Working with sister at same company!

$44,000 Starting Pay
$62,000 5-Year Pay
Importance of Technical School
Low High
Specialized Training/Advancement
Low High
Outdoor Work
Low High
Workplace Risk/Danger
Low High
Schedule Flexibility
Low High

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