At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$50,209.49
Local Jobs
1,393
Regional Salary
$54,516.27
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Occupation Profile

Tie barges together into tow units for tugboats to handle, inspecting barges periodically during voyages and disconnecting them when destinations are reached. Attach hoses and operate pumps to transfer substances to and from liquid cargo tanks. Handle lines to moor vessels to wharfs, to tie up vessels to other vessels, or to rig towing lines.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$50,209.49

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

1,393

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$54,516.27

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

Education Programs

Coastal Bend College
Welding Technology (GMAW)

Macedonio Gonzalez

Coastal Bend College
(361) 354-2571
mgonzalez@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE L1 16 No Yes
Coastal Bend College
Welding Technology (GMAW) L2

Macedonio Gonzalez

Coastal Bend College
(361) 354-2571
mgonzalez@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE L2 45 No Yes
Coastal Bend College
Welding Technology (GMAW) AAS

Macedonio Gonzalez

Coastal Bend College
(361) 354-2571
mgonzalez@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE AAS 60 No Yes
Craft Training Center
Welding

Marene Cheatham

Craft Training Center
(361) 289-1636 ext. 311
mcheatham@ctccb.org
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE NCCER 672 No No
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