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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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  • Automotive Technology
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Sacramento
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  • Automotive Technician (11-Month Diploma Program)
  • Dedicated to providing  career training since 1975.
  • Has 13 campus locations in Southern California and a campus in Morrow, GA.
  • Provides flexible class times including weekends.
  • Offers curriculum that ranges from 8 month diploma programs to 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
  • Has admissions professionals available to help students decide which diploma or degree program they should pursue.
  • Gives job placement assistance strengthened by relationships with local employers.
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Gardena
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  • Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer
  • Designated as a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Offers several aviation maintenance programs, including engineering, electronics, helicopter, and avionics technology.
  • Tutoring and advising services are available to students at no additional cost.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 11 campuses across the United States, with locations in California, Virginia, Texas, Indianapolis, Florida, and more.
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Las Vegas
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  • Commercial Truck Driver Program - 310 Clock Hours
  • CDL Driver Training Program - 80 Clock Hours
  • Features small class sizes and with class options in the day, evening, and weekend.
  • Member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association and a proud sponsor of HirePatriots.
  • Offers lifetime job placement assistance, and financial aid to those who qualify.
  • Programs are available in commercial truck driving and CDL driving training.
  • Campus is located in Yuma, Arizona.
Programs
  • Degree - Construction Management
  • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
  • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
  • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  • 11 campuses across California, with an online division as well.
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Ontario
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  • HVAC/R
  • A Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business, with an A+ rating.
  • Computer Support Technician program is based on guidelines set by the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Microsoft.
  • Offers free student services, including tutoring, campus internet access, career placement, and a student lounge.
  • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • 2 locations in Cathedral City and Twentynine Palms, California.
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Cathedral City
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More California Welding Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 1070 $53,370
Chico 120 $41,100
El Centro 60 $45,370
Fresno 580 $38,350
Hanford-Corcoran 100 $40,300
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 1360 $46,430
Salinas 160 $44,080
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 9540 $39,960
Madera 150 $39,680
Merced 270 $35,650
Modesto 560 $49,170
Napa 60 $50,530
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 670 $37,540
Redding 70 $42,330
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 2750 $38,870
San Diego-Carlsbad 3080 $48,090
Santa Rosa 400 $48,700
Stockton-Lodi 710 $41,240
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 2210 $53,950
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 1590 $45,400
Vallejo-Fairfield 350 $45,660
Visalia-Porterville 260 $39,340
Yuba City 140 $38,250
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande 200 $
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 100 $48,600
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 230 $59,060

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