Combination Welding

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*Projected Job Growth 2014-2024

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A career in welding can help open doors to work in a variety of different industries and geographic areas throughout the country. At STVT, our Combination Welding program is designed to prepare you for today’s welding jobs. As a student in one of our welding schools, you will have the chance to learn shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and flux core arc welding, all of which are needed by many of the growing companies and industries in America today.

Through STVT’s Combination Welding training program, you will also have the chance to learn hands-on from instructors who are experienced in the welding field who will introduce you to industry-standard welding equipment so you can gain confidence in your skills upon graduation and be ready for your new career opportunity.

Why should I become a Welder?

As a Welder, you will have the opportunity to earn a living while working with your hands. In addition, the field is expected to see steady growth through the rest of the decade. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects welding careers to grow by 14,400 positions from 2014 to 2024. They also report that many welding employers report difficulty finding properly skilled welders. This means more opportunity for individuals with the right training and, for those open to relocation, employment opportunities increase even more.


Where do Welders work?

Welders work in a variety of different industries, including shipbuilding, manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, aerospace applications, and repair & maintenance.

How much do Welders earn?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Welders earn a median salary of $37,420 per year, while earners in the top 10% are making more than $58,590 annually.

More questions?

If you are searching for welding schools in Texas, contact us today, and we can answer any questions you have about our Combination Welding program. We know that a decision to attend STVT is an important step in your personal and professional life, and we are committed to making sure that you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that’s right for you.

STVT offers Combination Welding programs at these Texas locations:


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Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.