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Fast Facts for Welders in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Houma, Lake Charles and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Shreveport and Monroe
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Houma and Baton Rouge

Salaries for Welders in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and New Orleans

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  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
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More Louisiana Welding Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Houma
Associate
1,296
Alexandria
Associate
504
Sorrento
Associate
336
Baton Rouge
Associate
1,490
West Monroe
Associate
758
Abbeville
Associate
359
Hammond
Associate
344
Metairie
Associate
639
Lafayette
Associate
969
Thibodaux
Associate
424
Winnsboro
Associate
263
Minden
Associate
741
Oakdale
Associate
310
Reserve
Associate
735
Ruston
Associate
126
Ferriday
Associate
213
Shreveport
Associate
1,160
Bogalusa
Associate
1,080
Opelousas
Associate
619
Tallulah
Associate
420
New Iberia
Associate
507
Harvey
Associate
564
Morgan City
Associate
964
Lake Charles
Associate
1,627

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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 and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge 3920 $53,050
Alexandria 480 $42,580
Hammond 120 $41,890
Houma 1420 $46,770
Thibodaux 1420 $46,770
Lafayette 2690 $43,840
Lake Charles 1600 $50,460
Monroe 250 $34,240
New Orleans 2840 $46,250
Metairie 2840 $46,250
Shreveport 800 $42,800
Bossier City 800 $42,800

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