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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

This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.

 
  • Lower Income Salary $32k
  • Median Income Salary$48k
  • Upper Income Salary $77k

Employment Projections for this Job

 

Education Pathway

High school courses

  • Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.

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Degree Levels Offered

    • Associate of Applied Science - Welding Technology
    • Fluxed Cored Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
    • Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Gas Metal Arc Weldi
    • WELDING TECH ADV LVL WELD-AAS
    • Welding Preparation
    • Welding-AAS
    • Welding: Flux-Cored Arc Weldi
    • Certificate of Achievement - Welding Technology
    • Pipewelding
    • Technology - Welding
    • WELDING TECH ENTRY LVL WLDR-CT
    • Welding Technology Cert
    • Welding-CT
    • Welding: Shielded Metal Arc W

Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.

  • 30

    Associate's Degree

  • 21

    Certificate Of At Least One But Less Than Two Years

  • 126

    Certificate Of Less Than One Year