Welding Jobs


The mining, oil extraction, and gas extraction industries form yet another group. A large portion of the work involves drilling and extracting oil and gas or mining of ores, stone, sand and gravel.
Welders are also employed in the primary metals industries to include steel mills, iron and steel foundries, smelting and refining plants. Much of this work is maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment. Another group is the electrical and electronic equipment companies. Welding done by this group runs from work on electric generators, battery chargers, to household appliances.
Public administration employs welders to perform maintenance welding that is done on utilities, bridges, government armories and bases, etc. Yet another group involves wholesale and retail establishments. These would include auto and agricultural equipment dealerships, metal service centers, and scrap yards.


Salary of welders

Because of the numerous benefits that welding provides for most industries, it is just right that the average Welder pay in 2010 was $35,450 per year. Welders who are in the bottom 10 percent of earners were able to take home a Welder salary of $23,940.
Just like most professions, the Welder wage level depends on several factors. Experience as a Welder is very important because employees are more willing to pay more for these people compared to those who have just acquired their skill. Also, those who provide quality work results deserve a higher Welder salary so it is a must for these people to hone their skills. The type of industry also matters when it comes to the amount of money these people could earn.


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