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Fast Facts for Welders in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lynchburg, Harrisonburg and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Winchester and Richmond
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Lynchburg

Salaries for Welders in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Lynchburg

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More Virginia 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
Total Enrollment
Annandale
Associates
51,190
Norfolk
Associates
22,776
Chester
Associates
10,380
Richmond
Associates
9,334
Roanoke
Associates
7,271
Dublin
Associates
4,626
Lynchburg
Associates
4,128
Alberta
Associates
3,611
Danville
Associates
3,101
Big Stone Gap
Associates
2,684
Wytheville
Associates
2,676
Abingdon
Associates
2,328
Richlands
Associates
2,304
Martinsville
Associates
2,263
Franklin
Associates
1,404
Clifton Forge
Associates
1,260
Melfa
Associates
644
Virginia Beach
Associates
464
Norfolk
N/A
359

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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® 23.1 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
Charlottesville80 $55,020
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford240 $45,560
Harrisonburg110 $37,370
Lynchburg580 $40,010
Richmond1150 $46,520
Roanoke680 $42,110
Staunton-Waynesboro180 $48,740

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