Welding in Louisiana

State Summary

Welders in Louisiana can look forward to enjoying the 5th highest average salaries in the United States, at $51,020 per year, or roughly $19.63 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 14,210 currently employed welders in Louisiana, with 16 welding schools available to help you get a start in the industry.

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