Graduate Salary
2-5 years
Avg Length

Metal Fabrication Requirements

Metal fabricators utilize raw materials, blueprints and machinery to create a wide variety of items, from tools to car parts to art. In the metal fabricating diploma program, students develop skills in interpreting blueprints; creating the exact shape of a part for cutting, fabrication and welding; and producing quality parts through the use of different techniques and materials.

Metal Fabrication Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Metal Fabrication degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Metal Fabrication degrees have experience in is Welder, followed by Machinist, Shipping/Receiving Clerk, Nanny, Restaurant Cook, Cashier, Food Server, Retail Salesperson, Farmer, and Machine Assembler.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Welder 18.1% 0.2% 106.5×
Machinist 7.3% 0.1% 67.0×
Shipping/Receiving Clerk 7.2% 0.3% 23.3×
Nanny 3.6% 0.6% 6.2×
Restaurant Cook 3.6% 0.6% 6.0×
Cashier 3.6% 1.9% 1.9×
Food Server 3.6% 3.6% 1.0×
Retail Salesperson 3.6% 3.5% 1.0×
Farmer 3.6% 0.3% 13.6×
Machine Assembler NA NA NA

Metal Fabrication Salary

Metal Fabrication graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
25th (bottom earners) -
Median (average earners) -
75th (top earners) -

Metal Fabrication Underemployment

Metal Fabrication graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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