Welders fuse materials and objects together by applying heat or pressure.

Interests & Skills

Being Active

Being Creative

Being Outside


What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

Using flames, electricity or other welding techniques, these skilled professionals join different pieces of metal by melting the materials together and allowing them to cool, creating a strong bond.


*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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