Welding in Virginia

State Summary

Welders in Virginia can look forward to enjoying the 16th highest average salaries in the United States, at $46,280 per year, or roughly $17.81 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 7,340 currently employed welders in Virginia, with 35 welding schools available to help you get a start in the industry.

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Welding Schools in Virginia

Main industries employing welders in Virginia

Oil & Gas


Welding Automation


Commercial Diving

Top welding jobs in Virginia