Welding in Alaska

State Summary

Welders in Alaska can look forward to enjoying the 1st highest average salaries in the United States, at $66,810 per year, or roughly $25.75 an hour. This hourly rate is based on a 10-hour workday, working 5 days a week, a common schedule in the welding industry. However, it should be noted that hours can vary from role to role, and overtime is often offered. There are around 630 currently employed welders in Alaska, with 12 welding schools available to help you get a start in the industry.

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Welding Schools in Alaska

Main industries employing welders in Alaska


Oil and Gas



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Top welding jobs in Alaska