Originally Posted by steveo
if your weld cant pass an xray test then you not a very good welder. i am talking steamfitters, boilermakers, pipeliners etc... p.s. underwater welders make over 100 an hour for the most part. if you own your own truck and welder there are places that pay upwards of 70 an hour in MI for pipeline welding, which is what i am going to school for.
That sounds more like contract work than "hourly" work. Many people make high hourly rates doing those types of things, but not all of their time is "billable". The people who make $100 a hour don't usually work a 40 hour work week on a consistent basis.