Mohave County wages range from $8.00 to $31.50 per hour. Students are also earning $13.00 to $31.50 per hour. Two students performing underwater welding are receiving $118.00 per hour plus $1.00 for every 22 feet they dive, and $1.00 for every foot they go inside something (pipe). They are paid a minimum of four hours per dive, and are also paid $37.00 per hour when traveling to the job site. The Bureau of Labor Statistics show the median weekly earnings for welders from 2000 to 2004 were $600.00 and $596.00 in 2005. Highly skilled Welders and Welding Engineers can earn $60,000 a year.
Yes. An article in the Wall Street Journal has stated there is a shortage of Welders; the average age of Welders is currently 54 and climbing. The American Welding Society predicts that by 2010 demand for skilled Welders may outstrip supply by about 200,000.
Welding, Fitting, Layout and Cutting.
Welders will find a lot of different working conditions:
A Welder is the person who operates the welding machine that is used to join metal.
Welding is the art of heating metal to the melting point and then allowing parts of the metal and filler metal to flow together. Welding is a diverse technology, and there are 94 welding and allied processes.