Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.
Training at a Glance
On the Job
The apprentice must take and pass the Wisconsin Structural Steel Welders Certificate Test before completing the apprenticeship.
The apprentice must successfully complete a standard First Aid course, a standard CPR course, and a minimum of OSHA 10.
The apprentice must successfully complete the Transition to Trainer course in his/her final year.
WI Employment Outlook & Wages *
2024 in Wisconsin
* Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018.
& US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017.
Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information, WisConomy.com.
* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry.
Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.