Salary for 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 manufacturing professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 can get an average compensation of somewhere between 24000 - 36000 based on levels of tenure. Solderers and Brazers earn a salary of Thirty Seven Thousand Two Hundred dollars every year.

Solderers and Brazers receive the best pay in Alaska, where they can receive average wages of close to $61550. This group of people can get the best compensation in Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, where they receive normal pay levels of $58100.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 15.88 percent nationwide in that time.
Solderers and Brazers tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $58,100
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $52,400
Public Administration $51,480
Educational Services $48,430
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $46,560
Transportation and Warehousing $43,650
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $31,240
Retail Trade $34,000
Wholesale Trade $34,670
Manufacturing $35,490
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $36,120
Other Services (except Public Administration) $36,310