G.I. JOBS VIRTUAL CAREER EXPO I SEPTEMBER 29

Top 25 Hot Jobs for Veterans 2018

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19. Welder

Hot Jobs for Veterans - Welder

 

What They Do:  The BLS calls them “welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers,” but we’re trying to spare some trees so we just call them welders. The job is the same: Use hand-held equipment to join or cut metal parts, or fill holes, indentations or seams of fabricated metal products. Some even work underwater!
Hot Jobs Titles:

  • Welder-Fitter
  • Welder/Fabricator
  • Aluminum Welder
  • Fabrication Welder
  • Fabricator
  • Fitter/Welder
  • Maintenance Welder
  • MiG Welder
  • Sub Arc Operator

Median Annual Salary: $39,390*

Why It’s Hot: The BLS projects 6% growth through 2026.

What You’ll Need: High school diploma or GED, plus technical and on-the-job training. If this wasn’t your military occupation but you want to switch gears, you can use your GI Bill to get trained at a community college or vocational school.

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Top 25 Hot Jobs for Veterans 2018
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Top 25 Hot Jobs for Veterans 2018
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We have compiled the 2018 Hot Jobs for Veterans, the top 10 jobs Military Friendly Employers say they are hiring veterans for. See the list here and learn more about these hot jobs for veterans!
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