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become a plumber

How to Become a Plumber

Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters install and repair piping fixtures and systems. Quick Facts: Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2019 Median Pay $55,160 per year$26.52 per hour Typical Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Apprenticeship Number of Jobs, 2018 500,300 Job Outlook, 2018-28 14% (Much faster than …

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become a carpenter

How to Become a Carpenter

Carpenters construct, repair, and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials. Quick Facts: Carpenters 2019 Median Pay $48,330 per year$23.24 per hour Typical Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Apprenticeship Number of Jobs, 2018 1,006,500 Job Outlook, 2018-28 8% (Faster than …

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become an electrician

How to Become an Electrician

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories. Quick Facts: Electricians 2019 Median Pay $56,180 per year$27.01 per hour Typical Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Apprenticeship Number of Jobs, 2018 715,400 Job Outlook, 2018-28 10% …

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become a mason

How to Become a Brick Mason or Blockmason

Masonry workers, also known as masons, use bricks, concrete and concrete blocks, and natural and manmade stones to build walkways, walls, and other structures. Quick Facts: Masonry Workers 2019 Median Pay $46,500 per year$22.35 per hour Typical Entry-Level Education See How to Become One Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training See How to Become …

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heavy equipment operator

How to Become a Construction Equipment Operator

Construction equipment operators drive, maneuver, or control the heavy machinery used to construct roads, bridges, buildings, and other structures. Quick Facts: Construction Equipment Operators 2019 Median Pay $48,160 per year$23.16 per hour Typical Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Moderate-term on-the-job training Number of Jobs, …

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become a welder

How to Become a Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join or cut metal parts. They also fill holes, indentations, or seams in metal products. Quick Facts: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 2019 Median Pay $42,490 per year$20.43 per hour Typical Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related …

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