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Welder - Automotive Welding, Cutting & Modification

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Technology and Health Division
Certificate N0648

Prepares students for entry-level employment as a licensed welder with additional skills development and theory in automotive welding, cutting and modification. Coursework prepares students for industry licensing with emphasis on competencies required for certification in structural steel welding and specialty skills in automotive welding.

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    • Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

      Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

      SOC Career Code: 51-4121.06

      Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $36.52

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,615.96
      Annual Job Openings
      4,116

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Solderers and Brazers

      Solderers and Brazers

      SOC Career Code: 51-4121.07

      Braze or solder together components to assemble fabricated metal parts, using soldering iron, torch, or welding machine and flux.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $36.52

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,615.96
      Annual Job Openings
      4,116

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

      Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

      SOC Career Code: 51-4122.00

      Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $30.22

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $39,087.08
      Annual Job Openings
      370

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

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