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51-4121.00 - Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2018) $19.89 hourly, $41,380 annual
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Employment (2018) 425,000 employees
Projected growth (2018-2028) Slower than average (2% to 3%) Slower than average (2% to 3%)
Projected job openings (2018-2028) 48,800
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Top industries (2018)
Manufacturing (63% employed in this sector)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018 wage data external site and 2018-2028 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2018-2028). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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