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Division of TECH: Welding Program: Career Research

Research and Resource Connection for the Welding Program

How To Use This Page

On the left side of the page, you will find job categories and the matching SOC code for each job category that falls under the program.  Use the SOC codes to then locate specific information about that job category on the "Wage Data" and "Labor Data" pages located in the drop down menu of this tab.  On the right side of the page are links to primary research sites to get more specific job category information using the SOC codes provided.  Then compare this information to the information on the "FHTC Career Placement" page in the drop down menu which illustrates labor and wage results of FHTC Graduates from the program. 

Job Titles and Associated SOC Code

Pipe Fitters (with PPT or IET) 47-2152.01
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221.00
Welders, Cutters, Welder Fitters 51-4121.06
Welding, Soldering, Blazing-Machine Setter, Operator, Tender 51-4122.00
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters (with MTE) 51-2041.00

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