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Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-4122)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 0.0
United States 37700 34800 0.0 900 3000 3700
Job Outlook for Alaska:
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 19.86 13.46 15.69 18.95 23.44 28.20
Alaska 29.39 21.31 24.01 28.40 34.39 39.47

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.