Salary for Solderers and Brazers

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This occupation has now been updated to Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Also known as:  Aluminum Welder, Arc Welder, Brazer, Certified Maintenance Welder, Cutting Torch Operator, Pipe Welder, Silver Solderer, Sub Arc Operator, Welder Fitter, Wire Welder helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Solderers and brazers use hand-soldering or brazing equipment and techniques to join metal components, fill holes or indentations, or fill seams or fabrications on metal objects. Completion of vocational school or its equivalency is usually necessary to be considered for this position. An employer usually requires up to two years of formal on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Solderer or Brazer will normally get a pay level of $30,640 and $66,250 based on tenure and industry expertise. will most likely receive a wage of fourty-six thousand six hundred and ninety dollars yearly.

have the best average pay in Alaska, where they can get compensation, on average, of approximately $71,860. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Utilities, where they receive average wages of $77,850.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 45.18 percent nationwide in that time.


Solderers and Brazers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Wholesale Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting