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Welding in Tennessee

State Summary

Welders in Tennessee can expect to earn the 36th highest average salaries in the United States, at $39,220 per year, or roughly $15.09 an hour. This hourly rate is calculated using a common schedule of 10-hour shifts, working 5 days a week. However, hours will vary from role to role, and overtime work is common. There are around 8,250 currently employed welders in Tennessee, with 26 welding schools available to help you get started in the industry.

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