Iowa Welders: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Welders in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Welders in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Davenport and Sioux City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Des Moines and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Davenport, Des Moines and Waterloo

Salaries for Welders in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Davenport, Dubuque and Des Moines

Schools for Welders in Iowa are listed below.

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More Iowa Welding Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo Associate 5,725
Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Associate 4,174
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Associate 5,731
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville Associate 3,013
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Calmar Associate 4,810
Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon Associate 1,288
Southeastern Community College West Burlington West Burlington Associate 3,351
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City Associate 5,191

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Welders relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ames 130 $38030 1.09
Iowa City 180 $38070 0.7
Cedar Rapids 430 $39030 1.08
Des Moines 680 $36110 0.7
West Des Moines 680 $36110 0.7
Dubuque 450 $34970 2.81
Waterloo 730 $36420 2.94
Cedar Falls 730 $36420 2.94
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