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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers *
 
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
(O*NET 51-4121.00, SOC 51-4121)
 
More detailed occupations under this title:
 - Solderers and Brazers
 - Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
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  • Work Activities
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What they do
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.
 
Wages
Vermont - 2018
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 15.68   $32,610  
25% $ 17.12   $35,610  
Median $ 19.63   $40,820  
75% $ 23.66   $49,200  
90% $ 28.95   $60,220  
 
Average $ 20.77   $43,210  
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Industries of Employment
United States - 2016
IndustryPercent of total
  • Fabricated metal product manufacturing
24%
  • Machinery manufacturing
15%
  • Transportation equipment manufacturing
14%
  • Specialty trade contractors
7%
  • Self-employed workers, all industries
5%
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Projected Employment
 Vermont
2016 employment 393
2026 employment 384
Annual percent change
(compounded)
-0.2%
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
39
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Education and Experience:
  • Typical education needed for entry
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    No work experience
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    1 to 12 months on-the-job training
Based on BLS Education and Training Classifications
 
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Vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Labor