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$57,000/ year*
Estimated Salary
$57,000
  /  year *
Estimated Salary
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Becoming a Welder in North Dakota, North Dakota

Overview

A welder is a tradesperson who specializes in fusing materials together. The term welder refers to the operator, the machine is referred to as the welding power supply. The materials...to be joined can be metals (such as steel, aluminum, brass, stainless steel etc.) or varieties of plastic or polymer.
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$40,000/yr in North Dakota

What Welders Love About Their Trade

New challenges every day.
Pride in a job well done.
Creating with metal.

Characteristics

High Paying
Work Indoors
Not Customer Facing
Art and a Science
See Vision Become Real
Solo or Small Teams

Outlook

Optionality PotentialHigh
Many fields require welding. Many ways to specialize.
Entrepreneurship Potential Very High
Very low startup cost and high likelihood of success.
Demand ForecastHigh
Countless industries have a skilled welder shortage.