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Fast Facts for Welders in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Anniston, Decatur and Mobile
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Huntsville, Tuscaloosa and Auburn
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Mobile and Montgomery

Salaries for Welders in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Tuscaloosa, Anniston and Birmingham

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More Alabama Welding Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Tanner
Associates
9,900
Hanceville
Associates
5,445
Gadsden
Associates
5,109
Tuscaloosa
Associates
4,810
Bay Minette
Associates
4,781
Wadley
Associates
4,683
Dothan
Associates
4,543
Jasper
Associates
3,806
Muscle Shoals
Associates
3,752
Birmingham
Associates
3,128
Mobile
Associates
3,028
Rainsville
Associates
2,613
Alexander City
Associates
1,769
Andalusia
Associates
1,742
Montgomery
Associates
1,661
Selma
Associates
1,618
Monroeville
Associates
1,362
Brewton
Associates
1,000
Huntsville
Associates
829
Evergreen
Associates
489
Deatsville
Associates
446
Mobile
Associates
410

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Auburn-OpelikaN/A $34,620
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville290 $44,330
Mobile1640 $49,400
Montgomery330 $35,020
Tuscaloosa320 $46,960
Huntsville430 $39,070
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley80 $46,860
Decatur280 $39,720
Dothan240 $30,630
Birmingham-Hoover1960 $39,530
Florence-Muscle Shoals840 $34,950
Gadsden150 $32,510

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