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Fast Facts for Welders in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Houma, Lake Charles and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Shreveport and Monroe
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Houma and Baton Rouge

Salaries for Welders in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and New Orleans

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Sacramento
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  • Heavy Equipment
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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Nashville
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  • Locksmithing
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
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  • Diploma in Electronic Technology
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Lafayette
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  • HVAC Technician - Diploma

Blue Cliff College was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987 with the goal of becoming one of the most respected and innovative Massage Therapy training centers in the nation. In June of 1989, the College in Louisiana received its Proprietary School License from the state. In 1998, the Continuing Education College was proud to receive accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

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Houma
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  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trades

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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Baton Rouge
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  • HVAC-R - Diploma

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Bossier City
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More Louisiana Welding Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Houma
Associate
1,296
Alexandria
Associate
504
Sorrento
Associate
336
Baton Rouge
Associate
1,490
West Monroe
Associate
758
Abbeville
Associate
359
Hammond
Associate
344
Metairie
Associate
639
Lafayette
Associate
969
Thibodaux
Associate
424
Winnsboro
Associate
263
Minden
Associate
741
Oakdale
Associate
310
Reserve
Associate
735
Ruston
Associate
126
Ferriday
Associate
213
Shreveport
Associate
1,160
Bogalusa
Associate
1,080
Opelousas
Associate
619
Tallulah
Associate
420
New Iberia
Associate
507
Harvey
Associate
564
Morgan City
Associate
964
Lake Charles
Associate
1,627

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge 3920 $53,590
Alexandria 480 $41,760
Hammond 120 $43,560
Houma-Thibodaux 1420 $47,850
Lafayette 2690 $43,740
Lake Charles 1600 $51,180
Monroe 250 $35,370
New Orleans-Metairie 2840 $47,520
Shreveport-Bossier City 800 $42,960

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