The occupation code you requested, 51-4121.06 (Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 51-4121.00 (Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers) instead.
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.
Sample of reported job titles:
Assembly Line Brazer, Brazer, Fabrication Welder, Maintenance Welder, MIG Welder (Metal Inert Gas Welder), Solderer, TIG Welder (Tungsten Inert Gas Welder), Welder, Welder Fitter, Wirer
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How much education does a new hire need to perform a job in this occupation? Respondents said:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data
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