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Total Workforce
559,512
Average Age
39.7
Estimated Job Growth
3.9%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$42,583
Average Male Salary
$43,158
Average Female Salary
$32,517

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Welding, soldering, & brazing workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, by average wage, is Natural gas distribution. Welding, soldering, & brazing workers are paid most in Rutherford, North Arlington & Hasbrouck Heights Boroughs PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Terrebonne Parish PUMA, LA.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Welding, soldering, & brazing workers in the US. The average age of male Welding, soldering, & brazing workers in the workforce is 39.5 and of female Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is 42.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is White.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers hold a major in Agriculture.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Welding, soldering, & brazing workers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Quality Control Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Welding, soldering, & brazing workers need more than the average amount of Installation, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.

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The closest comparable data for the Detailed Occupation Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is from the Minor Occupation Group Metal Workers and Plastic Workers.
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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Welding, soldering, & brazing workers are expected to see a growth of 3.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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