Metal fabricators and welders work in a variety of places – inside buildings, on construction sites and even underwater. Science and technology continue to change how metal fabricators and welders join metals, build and assemble metal structures.
Today, you can specialize in exciting areas, like robotics and automated systems, nanotechnology, bridge construction, alternative energy, pipefitting, equipment manufacturing, transportation, decorative arts and inspection.
Because the field continues to advance, you'll find endless opportunities on the cutting edge. As a welder or metal fabricator, you can create the structures of the future.
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1 Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.
Note: The data for the State Employment Trends and the National Employment Trends are not directly comparable. The projections period for state data is 2008-2018, while the projections period for national data is 2010-2020.
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