Texas Welders: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Welders in Texas

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Fast Facts for Welders in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Odessa, Beaumont and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Austin and El Paso
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth

Salaries for Welders in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Beaumont, Odessa and Longview

Schools for Welders in Texas are listed below.

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More Texas Welding Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Blinn College Brenham Associate 14,589
Brazosport College Lake Jackson Bachelor 3,753
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Cisco College Cisco Associate 3,365
Coastal Bend College Beeville Associate 3,196
College of the Mainland Texas City Associate 3,521
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
Frank Phillips College Borger Associate 1,356
Grayson County College Denison Associate 3,811
Hill College Hillsboro Associate 3,556
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont Associate 2,590
Laredo Community College Laredo Associate 7,831
Lee College Baytown Associate 5,856
Lone Star College System The Woodlands Associate 39,756
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Mountain View College Dallas Associate 7,009
Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant Associate 1,010
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
Panola College Carthage Associate 1,891
Paris Junior College Paris Associate 4,343
Ranger College Ranger Associate 594
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Big Spring Associate 119
Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde Associate 4,716
St Philips College San Antonio Associate 9,256
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Texarkana College Texarkana Associate 4,439
Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen Associate 4,957
Texas State Technical College Waco Waco Associate 4,210
Texas State Technical College-Marshall Marshall Associate 705
Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater Associate 1,639
Trinity Valley Community College Athens Associate 5,046
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
Vernon College Vernon Associate 2,808
Victoria College Victoria Associate 4,002
Western Technical College Main Campus El Paso El Paso Associate 887
Western Texas College Snyder Associate 1,844

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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


Abilene 380 $42200 2.09
Amarillo 200 $35400 0.63
Austin 1710 $34540 0.66
Round Rock 1710 $34540 0.66
Houston 18150 $43570 2.21
The Woodlands 18150 $43570 2.21
Sugar Land 18150 $43570 2.21
Brownsville 980 $26190 2.58
Harlingen 980 $26190 2.58
Beaumont 2310 $46790 5
Port Arthur 2310 $46790 5
College Station 300 $38430 1.06
Bryan 300 $38430 1.06
Corpus Christi 2160 $43240 4.08
Dallas 10220 $35940 1.1
Fort Worth 10220 $35940 1.1
Arlington 10220 $35940 1.1
El Paso 420 $31810 0.52
Killeen 220 $35430 0.58
Temple 220 $35430 0.58
San Angelo 290 $38270 2.19
San Antonio 1970 $35860 0.74
New Braunfels 1970 $35860 0.74
Laredo 80 $29620 0.29
Longview 2150 $48770 7.79
Lubbock 290 $31080 0.75
McAllen 940 $28630 1.38
Edinburg 940 $28630 1.38
Mission 940 $28630 1.38
Midland 770 $48140 2.95
Odessa 1200 $52780 5.7
Sherman 260 $36030 2.15
Denison 260 $36030 2.15
Tyler 460 $44530 1.65
Victoria 270 $35150 2.32
Waco 560 $31380 1.82
Wichita Falls 350 $42540 2.22
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