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post #1 of 9 Old January 8th, 2016, 01:55 PM Thread Starter
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making some life changes

i decided to go to a tech college for welding at the age of 22. im currently getting signed up for online classes. my plan is to knock out my required generals online, then go down there in the fall and do the actual welding portion. going for an AAS degree. feels nice to finally be doing something with myself.

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post #2 of 9 Old January 8th, 2016, 01:57 PM
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Nice. You can get paid real well doing welding. If you want a super rush and live life on the edge, you could even be an underwater welder!
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post #3 of 9 Old January 8th, 2016, 02:56 PM
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Good luck dude! Who knows, down the line you would even end up opening your custom fab shop.

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post #4 of 9 Old January 9th, 2016, 12:52 AM
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Congrats man! If you go north, you can make some serious bank.
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post #5 of 9 Old January 9th, 2016, 10:25 AM
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That's great, skilled trade is where it's at right now.

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post #6 of 9 Old January 9th, 2016, 10:42 AM
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Congrats! I know a lot of people who make good money welding!
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post #7 of 9 Old January 9th, 2016, 12:45 PM
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Kids mom just finished up a welding program in Chicago and she's making decent money right out the gate. No lack of work either.
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post #8 of 9 Old January 9th, 2016, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Lemkau77 View Post
Congrats! I know a lot of people who make good money welding!
+1 I know welders that make more money per hour than most college graduates. And instead of being salaried, they get paid time and a half, or double time for long hours of work.

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post #9 of 9 Old January 10th, 2016, 02:56 AM
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Good for you and good luck with it. As others have mentioned the trades are a good living and in high demand right now. Never stop learning.
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