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Fast Facts for Welders in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, York and Johnstown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Altoona
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and York

Salaries for Welders in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, York and Harrisburg

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  • Welding Technology
  • 70+ years of helping students start careers in Health Sciences, Business & Information Technology, Automotive, Skilled Trades, and more.
  • This year, Lincoln schools around the country have made more than $15 million in scholarship funds available to qualified students.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media, and offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • Schools include Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England, with 30 campuses in 15 states across the U.S.
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East Windsor
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  • Welding Technology - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology, and more.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS) that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
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Hazleton
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  • Welding Technician
  • Provides programs in medical assisting, pharmacy technology, welding technology, and more.                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Offers online access to academic records, student account information, and campus communications through MyCampusLink web portal.                                                                                                                   
  • Has conducted training for several Fortune 500 companies including Coca Cola, Fed Ex, Verizon, and more.                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Accredited by The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges(ACCSC).
  • 3 locations across Pennsylvania, and 1 in Baltimore, Marlyand.
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North Versailles
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  • Automotive Technology
  • Jumpstart your Career. Train to be a Motorcycle Mechanic at MMI!
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Sacramento
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  • Automotive Technology
  • Offers students the chance to complete their courses in less than 16 months.
  • Had a submission highlighted as one of the 25 best trucks at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market  Association (SEMA) Show by Motor Trend’s Truck Trend magazine.
  • Has partnerships with companies such as AAMCO, Pep Boys Auto, Ryder, John Deere, and others.
  • Offers courses at 5 campuses in California, Wyoming, Florida, and Pennsylvania.
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Blairsville
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  • CDL A: Tractor Trailer Training
  • CDL A: With Passenger Endorsement
  • CDL B: With Passenger Endorsement
  • Provides DOT compliance training, forklift or Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training.
  • Offers flexible scheduling including weekday, weeknight, and weekend classes.
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1999.
  • Teaches refresher courses to individuals who already have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) but have not driven for six months or more.
  • Provides training solutions to corporations and government entities for driver and forklift operators.
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New Castle
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  • Aviation Maintenance Technician Electronics
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • 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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Philadelphia
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  • Motorsports Technology - Diploma
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • A private post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland since 1967.
  • Offers associate degrees in specialized business and specialized technology, as well as programs leading to professional certifications and diplomas.
  • Gives each student their own career services specialist who helps keep them focused on their goals.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

More Pennsylvania 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
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Pittsburgh
Associate
132
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Bethlehem
Associate
7,912
Williamsport
Bachelor
6,682
Falls Creek
Associate
272
Pittsburgh
Associate
287
Youngwood
Associate
6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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
Altoona 180 $38,480
Bloomsburg 210 $36,070
Berwick 210 $36,070
Johnstown 150 $36,040
Chambersburg 370 $39,640
Waynesboro 370 $39,640
East Stroudsburg 40 $49,300
Erie 540 $34,990
Gettysburg 70 $38,600
Harrisburg 310 $40,020
Carlisle 310 $40,020
Lancaster 1040 $40,550
Lebanon 170 $35,000
Pittsburgh 3160 $40,460
Reading 930 $39,600
Scranton 600 $45,490
Wilkes 600 $45,490
Barre 600 $45,490
Hazleton 600 $45,490
State College 70 $37,320
Williamsport N/A $50,400
York 930 $41,890
Hanover 930 $41,890

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