Start a Rewarding Career in Welding!

Whether you’re choosing a career path after high school or are considering changing careers, you’re probably looking for a job that…

  • Is in high demand
  • Offers stability
  • Allows you to grow and advance
  • Pays well
  • Doesn’t require many years of training or mountains of debt

Does that sound like you? Then a career in welding might be the perfect choice for you.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the avg. annual salary for welders is $41,380 ($19.89 per hour).


The American Welding Society predicts a shortage of 375,000 trained welders by 2023.


More than 50% of U.S. products, from smartphones to tractors to aircraft carriers, require the work of welders.

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The demand for skilled, experienced welders is high, and employers need to have the confidence that they are hiring qualified, properly-trained professionals who know how to work in today’s welding field.

That’s where Arclabs comes in—we train future welders with the skills necessary to start a career in an expanding industry.

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Welding and Fabrication Fuels Our Growing Economy!

Metal fabrication and welding is the process of constructing and assembling products by combining diverse, typically standardized metal parts. The industry has grown over the years, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 1.5 million workers are employed in metal fabrication in the U.S. That makes fabricated metals the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry when measured by employment.

Arclabs Welding School trains welders with the skills necessary to work all types of welding jobs. Arclabs has the experience and resources to help bridge the gap between a growing industry and the need for a skilled workforce. Give us a call today at any of our locations in Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston, SC, or Houston, TX.

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