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Fast Facts for Welders in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Davenport and Sioux City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Des Moines and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Davenport, Des Moines and Waterloo

Salaries for Welders in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Davenport, Dubuque and Des Moines

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More Iowa 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
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Davenport
Associates
7,872
Fort Dodge
Associates
5,712
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Waterloo
Associates
5,532
Calmar
Associates
4,786
Ottumwa
Associates
4,366
Mason City
Associates
3,023
West Burlington
Associates
2,844
Estherville
Associates
2,122
Marshalltown
Associates
2,006
Creston
Associates
1,646
Sheldon
Associates
1,634

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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
Ames120 $42,200
Waterloo-Cedar Falls840 $39,790
Iowa City150 $40,730
Cedar RapidsN/A $39,230
Des Moines-West Des Moines640 $39,660
Dubuque340 $41,220

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