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Occupation Description:
  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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  Specialized Occupations:
  * Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters (ONET code: 51-4121.06)
  * Solderers and Brazers (ONET code: 51-4121.07)
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Education & Training:
  Moderate-term on-the-job training (1 to 12 months)
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Wage Information:
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $51,310.00 $24.67 $16.04 $18.11 - $30.00
Bridgeport/Stamford $48,905.00 $23.51 $14.36 $16.06 - $29.18
Danbury $51,925.00 $24.96 $17.07 $18.56 - $29.42
Hartford $53,419.00 $25.68 $16.78 $18.84 - $31.45
New Haven $47,073.00 $22.63 $15.73 $17.26 - $26.52
Waterbury $47,953.00 $23.05 $15.08 $16.70 - $27.64
Torrington $42,477.00 $20.42 $13.70 $14.58 - $25.81
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Occupation Outlook:
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 2,450 2,760 1.2% 303
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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