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Fast Facts for Welders in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Stockton, Madera and Bakersfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Salinas and Santa Cruz
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Welders in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bakersfield, Salinas and San Francisco

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More California Welding Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Barstow
Associate
2,906
Oroville
Associate
12,228
Aptos
Associate
15,114
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Hayward
Associate
13,229
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Eureka
Associate
6,025
Visalia
Associate
11,697
Weed
Associate
2,782
Sonora
Associate
2,734
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
Torrance
Associate
24,895
Compton
Associate
3,641
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Glendale
Associate
16,827
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Imperial
Associate
8,682
Oakland
Associate
11,745
Livermore
Associate
8,024
Susanville
Associate
1,829
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Woodland Hills
Associate
19,526
Los Angeles
Associate
13,194
Pittsburg
Associate
8,360
Merced
Associate
10,890
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Napa
Associate
7,169
Costa Mesa
Associate
24,424
Blythe
Associate
3,831
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Reedley
Associate
12,158
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
San Bernardino
Associate
12,839
Stockton
Associate
18,668
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Ventura
Associate
12,603
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Marysville
Associate
9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Welders

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Welders relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 1710 $54,570
Fresno 630 $34,060
Hanford 90 $37,710
Corcoran 90 $37,710
Chico 70 $40,520
El Centro 60 $38,830
Oxnard 580 $33,530
Thousand Oaks 580 $33,530
Ventura 580 $33,530
Redding 80 $38,160
Riverside 3020 $35,200
San Bernardino 3020 $35,200
Ontario 3020 $35,200
Sacramento 1130 $41,660
Roseville 1130 $41,660
Arden 1130 $41,660
Arcade 1130 $41,660
Salinas 190 $41,580
Los Angeles 9500 $35,870
Long Beach 9500 $35,870
Anaheim 9500 $35,870
Madera 140 $39,350
Merced 220 $34,150
Modesto 450 $40,530
Napa 70 $44,470
San Diego 2450 $50,780
Carlsbad 2450 $50,780
San Luis Obispo 90 $41,430
Paso Robles 90 $41,430
Arroyo Grande 90 $41,430
Santa Cruz 80 $41,300
Watsonville 80 $41,300
Santa Maria 190 $31,450
Santa Barbara 190 $31,450
Santa Rosa 410 $41,680
Stockton 810 $39,980
Lodi 810 $39,980
San Francisco 2360 $48,880
Oakland 2360 $48,880
Hayward 2360 $48,880
San Jose 1590 $39,300
Sunnyvale 1590 $39,300
Santa Clara 1590 $39,300
Vallejo 250 $40,480
Fairfield 250 $40,480
Visalia 300 $41,440
Porterville 300 $41,440
Yuba City 140 $37,910

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