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Welding, Cutting, Solderering, and Brazing

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Welder, Cutter, Solderer, and Brazer

What is Welding, Cutting, Solderering, and Brazing?

Welders, cutters, solderers and brazers use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join or cut metal parts. They also fill holes, indentations or seams of metal products.

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Welder, Cutter, Solderer, and Brazer

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

11,009

Starting Salary

$27,033

Average

Median Salary

$37,466

Average

Experienced Salary

$58,738

Average

Jobs Added

452

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

5%

Next 3 Years | National: 5%

Welder, Cutter, Solderer, and Brazer Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree
  • Entry Level Degree: high school diploma or equivalent
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    High School Endorsement Entry Level Degree

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    Certificate

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

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