Sector: Manufacturing


A welder career could be for you if…
Your skills include quality control analysis and monitoring.
Your interests can be described as realistic, investigative and conventional.
Your values include support, relationships and working conditions.

Career Overview

As a welder in the forest industry, you'll work in a fast-paced environment where fixing broken equipment or machines may require immediate action. Welding requires physical stamina, manual dexterity, and attention to detail as you cut and join metal pieces. Some welders may also operate pre-set welding, brazing, and soldering equipment. If you work as a welder in the forest industry, you should expect a demanding job that requires quick thinking and precision.

Other job titles include: assembly line brazer, brazer, fabrication welder, maintenance welder, MIG welder (metal inert gas welder), solderer, TIG welder (tungsten inert gas welder), welder fitter, wirer

Education and Training

These occupations usually require a high school diploma.


National Average Annual Salary
$35,380.00 - $68,750.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$17.01 - $33.05
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