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Welding Certification

We asked 12,393 job seekers about their Welding Certification. This is what they told us:
  • 58% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Welding Certification
  • 78% said earning their Welding Certification helped them make more money
  • 74% said earning their Welding Certification helped them get a job
  • 95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Welding Certification

What are people saying about getting a Welding Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

78%

Did this certification help you make more money?

78% said earning their Welding Certification helped them make more money.Based on 12,385 responses

Did this certification help you get a job?

74%

Did this certification help you get a job?

74% said earning their Welding Certification helped them get a job.Based on 12,384 responses

Would you recommend this certification?

95%

Would you recommend this certification?

95% said they would recommend a family member of friend to earn their Welding Certification.Based on 12,385 responses

Why did you decide to earn your Welding Certification?

Based on 12,393 responses
Required for my current job
18%
Make more money
47%
Changing careers
23%
Get an edge over other candidates
19%
Help my career progression
58%
Other
15%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 9,225 responses
WelderView jobs
29%
Fabricator/WelderView jobs
23%
Welder/FitterView jobs
5%
Certified WelderView jobs
3%
Welder HelperView jobs
2%
Other job titles: 512

What do people wish they knew before earning their Welding Certification?

9,183 people answered
I wished I would have gone for longer for more opportunities with more experience
May 3, 2021
That it is bad for your health. & your eyes
Apr 29, 2021
The more opportunity it would give me
Apr 29, 2021
I wish I would of did more research on the school loan
Apr 28, 2021
Many jobs are looking for people who are certified. I’m actually glad that I have a certified welding license to help get a better job.
Apr 28, 2021
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What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Welding Certification?

9,573 people answered
This requires a lot of patience and understanding. Study hard, practice every time you get.
May 3, 2021
Protect your eye and your health at any cost
Apr 29, 2021
Put in the work ,patience is key ,and work your ass off
Apr 29, 2021
Be prepared to give 5 years to learn the trade
Apr 28, 2021
Get a certification. You are guaranteed more money.
Apr 28, 2021
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