Entry Level Salary
National Median Pay
Real Go-Getters Make
Source: Emsi, 2022
- Communicate job expectations and performance requirements to welders
- Serve as a liaison with designers, clients and other stakeholders to maximize efficiency, quality and customer satisfaction
- Initiate, coordinate and enforce production, safety, and quality systems, policies, and procedures
- Ensure that all welding meets the specified requirements before inspection is initiated
- Ensure that welded material and consumables meet specifications
Education & Training
Education and training that can lead to a successful career may include:
- Organized and detail oriented
- Leadership and teaching/mentoring
- Optimize welding productivity and performance
- Interpret welding symbols and technical drawings
- Knowledge of welder and welding safety standards
- Project management methodology
Many Welding supervisors work in manufacturing or shop environments, however some field or travel opportunities are available.
The heat map below showcases the total number of job postings for Welding Supervisors in the last twelve months by state. As shown, the darker the color of the state, the higher the concentration of job postings. The heat map is intended to provide insight into areas where Welding Supervisor careers are currently in demand.
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