Welding in Texas

State Summary

Welders in Texas can look forward to enjoying the 22nd highest average salaries in the United States, at $43,400 per year, or roughly $16.71 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 49,510 currently employed welders in Texas, with 178 welding schools available to help you get a start in the industry.

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Welding Schools in Texas

Main industries employing welders in Texas



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