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Welding in West Virginia

State Summary

Welders in West Virginia can expect to earn the 27th highest average salaries in the United States, at $41,520 per year, or roughly $15.97 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 2,210 currently employed welders in West Virginia, with 13 welding schools available to help you get started in the industry.

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