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Fast Facts for Welders in West Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Huntington, Charleston and Parkersburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Morgantown, Wheeling and Weirton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Huntington, Charleston and Parkersburg

Salaries for Welders in West Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Charleston, Wheeling and Huntington

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

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Welders

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for West Virginia. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 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

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