Welders and related machine operators

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7237  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Welders operate welding equipment to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals. This unit group also includes machine operators who operate previously set up production welding, brazing and soldering equipment. They are employed by companies that manufacture structural steel and platework, boilers, heavy machinery, aircraft and ships and other metal products, and by welding contractors and welding shops, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Acetylene Welder
  • Aircraft Welder
  • Apprentice Welder
  • Arc Welder
  • Arc Welder - Pipeline
  • Assembler Tack Welder
  • Auto Body Solderer
  • Automated Welding Machine Operator - Flash Butt Process
  • Automatic Welding Machine Operator
  • Aviation Welding Technician
  • Battery Lead Burner
  • Battery Lead-burner Operator
  • Blowtorch Operator
  • Blowtorch Welder
  • Boiler Welder
  • Brazer
  • Brazer And Hammerer
  • Brazing Machine Operator
  • Brazing Machine Setter
  • Cable Welder
  • Combination Welder
  • Dielectric Welder
  • Downhand Welder - Pipeline
  • Drilling Platform Welder
  • Drilling Rig Welder
  • Electric Arc Welder
  • Electric Spot Welder
  • Electric Spot Welder Operator
  • Electric Spot-welding Machine Operator
  • Fabrication Welder
  • Fit-up Welder
  • Flame-brazing Machine Operator
  • Flame-brazing Machine Setter
  • Flash Butt Welder
  • Furnace Brazer
  • Furnace Solderer
  • Gas And Arc Welder
  • Gas Brazer
  • Gas Welder
  • Gas-shielded Arc Welder
  • Gas-shielded Arc Welding Machine Operator
  • General Welder
  • Hand Arc Welder
  • Hand Electric Arc Welder
  • Hand Resistance Welder
  • Heliarc Welder
  • Hot Gas Welder
  • Hydrogen Braze Furnace Man/woman
  • Hydrogen Braze Furnace Operator
  • Induction Brazer Operator
  • Induction Solderer
  • Industrial Welder
  • Iron Brazer
  • Jig Welder-fitter
  • Journeyman/woman Welder
  • Laser Beam Machine-welder Operator
  • Laser Beam Welder
  • Laser Beam Welding Machine Operator
  • Laser Welding Operator
  • Lead Burner
  • Lead Welder
  • Machine Operator - Welding, Brazing And Soldering
  • Machine Type Solderer
  • Machine Welder
  • Maintenance Welder
  • Mesh-welding Machine Operator
  • Metal Brazier And Heater
  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welder
  • Metal Solderer
  • Metal Straightener And Heater
  • Metal Welder
  • MIG (metal Inert Gas) Welder
  • Oxyacetylene Torch Welder
  • Oxyacetylene Welder
  • Oxyhydrogen Welder
  • Pipeline Welder
  • Portable Spot Welder
  • Precision Welder
  • Pressure Vessel Welder
  • Production Induction Brazier
  • Production Line Solderer
  • Production Line Spot Welder
  • Production Line Welder
  • Production Spot Welder
  • Production Welder
  • Radio-frequency Welder
  • Resistance Brazer
  • Resistance Seam Welder
  • Resistance Welder
  • Resistance Welder Tender
  • Resistance Welder-setter
  • Resistance Welding Machine Setter
  • Resistance Welding Set-up Man/woman
  • Rig Welder
  • Shielded-metal Arc Welder
  • Side Seaming Tender
  • Solderer
  • Solderer-dipper
  • Soldering Machine Operator
  • Spot Resistance Welder
  • Spot Welder
  • Submerged Arc Welder
  • Submerged Arc Welding Machine Operator
  • Tack Welder
  • Thermite Welder
  • TIG (tungsten Inert Gas) Welder
  • Tool And Die Welder
  • Torch Brazer
  • Torch Brazing Machine Setter
  • Torch Welder
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welder
  • Type-soldering Machine Tender
  • Vibration Welder
  • Welder
  • Welder Apprentice
  • Welder Operator
  • Welder-assembler
  • Welder-fitter
  • Welding Lay-out Man/woman
  • Welding Machine Operator
  • Wire Welder
  • Aviation Welding Technician
  • Brazing Machine Operator
  • Brazing Machine Setter
  • Electric Arc Welder
  • Journeyman/woman Welder
  • Laser Welding Operator
  • Pressure Vessel Welder
  • Production Welder
  • Soldering Machine Operator
  • Spot Welder
  • Submerged Arc Welder
  • Welder
  • Welder Apprentice
  • Welder-fitter
  • Welder / Fitter
  • Laser Operator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for welders and related machine operators.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for welders and related machine operators.

Sex Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (24 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for welders and related machine operators.

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$62,400.00
Highest Observed
$33,150.00
25th Percentile
$39,099.13
Average
$36,563.00
Median
$48,750.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for welders and related machine operators

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 0
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for welders and related machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 0
Part Time 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for welders and related machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 0
Female 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for welders and related machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 0
Self Employed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for welders and related machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 0
Unemployed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for welders and related machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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