Washington Welders: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Welders in Washington

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Fast Facts for Welders in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bremerton, Bellingham and Mount Vernon
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Olympia, Kennewick and Seattle
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Bremerton

Salaries for Welders in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bremerton, Seattle and Tacoma

Schools for Welders in Washington are listed below.

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More Washington Welding Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bates Technical College Tacoma Associate 5,463
Bellingham Technical College Bellingham Associate 2,896
Big Bend Community College Moses Lake Associate 1,893
Centralia College Centralia Associate 3,652
Clark College Vancouver Associate 9,705
Clover Park Technical College Lakewood Associate 9,829
Columbia Basin College Pasco Associate 6,393
Edmonds Community College Lynnwood Associate 8,435
Everett Community College Everett Associate 7,674
Grays Harbor College Aberdeen Associate 2,050
Green River Community College Auburn Associate 6,919
Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland Associate 3,996
Lower Columbia College Longview Associate 3,348
Olympic College Bremerton Bachelor 6,623
Peninsula College Port Angeles Bachelor 3,180
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Renton Technical College Renton Associate 4,915
Seattle Community College-South Campus Seattle Bachelor 6,664
Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Associate 5,727
South Puget Sound Community College Olympia Associate 4,947
Spokane Community College Spokane Associate 6,961
Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla Associate 4,600

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

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


Bellingham 290 $41970 1.27
Longview 100 $38230 1.01
Mount Vernon 270 $53740 2.14
Anacortes 270 $53740 2.14
Kennewick 110 $47150 0.39
Richland 110 $47150 0.39
Olympia 90 $27890 0.32
Tumwater 90 $27890 0.32
Seattle 3480 $46810 0.68
Tacoma 3480 $46810 0.68
Bellevue 3480 $46810 0.68
Spokane 750 $36190 1.22
Spokane Valley 750 $36190 1.22
Walla Walla 170 $38660 2.41
Wenatchee 130 $34360 1.1
Yakima 300 $34240 1.24
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