Welding in Iowa

State Summary

Welders in Iowa can expect their average salaries at a state level to be 43rd nationally, at $37,281 per year, or roughly $14.34 an hour. The hourly rate is calculated using a widely seen work schedule of 10-hour shifts, 5 days a week. Hours will change from role to role, and overtime is common in the welding industry. There are around 8,370 currently employed welders in Iowa, with 11 welding schools available to help you start your career.

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