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Welding in New Mexico

State Summary

Welders in New Mexico can look forward to enjoying the 13th highest average salaries in the United States, at $46,530 per year, or roughly $17.91 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 1,700 currently employed welders in New Mexico, with 9 welding schools available to help you get a start in the industry.

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