How Much Welders Make
Local or National? A Look at Welder Salaries
Have you ever thought about how much welders make if they stay local or travel for their career?
Listed below are 2020 salary averages for welders in each state in the US according to bls.gov.
Tired of the hot southern summers and want to start a welding career in the snowy, picturesque landscape of Alaska?
Prefer to enjoy the lovely Hawaiian weather and weld on ships?
How about walking out of your welding job and appreciating the serene, beautiful mountains in Wyoming?
These states have the highest median welder salaries in the US. And with that being just the median, your income can increase substantially with great work ethic, advancing your welding skills, and having a great resume with AWS certifications (currently offered within Arclabs training programs).
Currently, we have three campuses in South Carolina and one in Houston, Texas. Texas is by far the biggest employer of welders in the US by sheer numbers with 51,000 employed. South Carolina also employs many welders, depending on the region, with the largest industries being manufacturing and the shipyards on the coast. Career placement assistance from Arclabs is a huge factor when choosing where to go to school and begin your career welding. Call us at 877-647-4111 now.
What’s your ideal state to work?
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