Welding Certification

We asked 2468 job seekers about their Welding Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 61% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Welding Certification
  • 79% 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?

Based on 2,460 responses

79% said earning their Welding Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 2,459 responses

74% said earning their Welding Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 2,460 responses

95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Welding Certification

Why did you decide to earn your Welding Certification?

Based on 2,468 responses

Required for my current job
19%
Make more money
48%
Changing careers
23%
Get an edge over other candidates
21%
Help my career progression
61%
Other
13%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 1,801 responses

Welder View jobs
31%
Fabricator/Welder View jobs
24%
Welder/Fitter View jobs
4%
Certified Welder View jobs
3%
Laborer View jobs
2%

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

1,797 people answered

“How good of a career it was and wish I would have started sooner.”

July 17, 2019

“I wish I could of did my career earlier in my youth full years so I would have had more experience in my career.”

July 16, 2019

“I wish I knew how difficult the test would be so I could prepare myself better.”

July 16, 2019

“I wish I knew how dangerous the fumes and gasses can be after welding.”

July 16, 2019

“I wish I knew to be patient and more thorough.”

July 16, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Welding Certification?

1,891 people answered

“To pursue it and it not early age so they can make the most of it.”

July 17, 2019

“The only advice I would give is that you will always have a job in this career, and there is money to be made in this career.”

July 16, 2019

“Make sure you’re well prepared before taking the test”

July 16, 2019

“Be aware you will receive mild burns occasionally.”

July 16, 2019

“It’s very hands on and will keep you busy from the time you start until you finish.”

July 16, 2019
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