Skillbridge-approved and
Department of Defense funded

Skillbridge-approved and
Department of Defense funded

Welding

Welders use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to join metal components or to fill holes, indentions, or seams of fabricated metal products.

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Welders can make up to $63,000 a year.

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424,700 people working as a welders across the country in 2018.

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48,800 welding job openings are projected annually nationwide through 2028.

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