Welding Technology Job & Salary Outlook

State/Local and National Wages & Employment Trends – WELD

 Annual Salary Information – WELD:
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019 wage data)

 Median Hourly Rates – WELD:

Location

Hourly Low (10%)

Hourly QL (25%)

Hourly Median (50%)

Hourly QU (75%)

Hourly High (90%)

United States

$14.17

$16.80

$20.43

$25.17

$30.89

Pennsylvania

$14.66

$16.95

$20.12

$24.56

$29.89

Lancaster, PA

$15.65

$17.72

$21.16

$24.89

$28.52

 Median Annual Salary – WELD:

Location

Annual Low (10%)

Annual QL (25%)

Annual Median (50%)

Annual QU (75%)

Annual High (90%)

United States

$29,470

$34,930

$42,490

$52,350

$64,240

Pennsylvania

$30,500

$35,250

$41,850

$51,080

$62,170

Lancaster, PA

$32,560

$36,850

$44,010

$51,770

$59,320

  

State and National Employment Trends – WELD:
(Pennsylvania source: Projections Central 2016-2026 long-term projections external site)
(United States source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018-2028 employment projections)

 Pennsylvania

Employment
(2016)

Projected employment
(2026)

Projected growth
(2016-2026)

Projected annual job openings
(2016-2026)

16,430 employees

17,520 employees

+7%

1,890

United States

Employment
(2018)

Projected employment
(2028)

Projected growth
(2018-2028)

Projected annual job openings
(2018-2028)

424,700 employees

439,100 employees

 +3%
(slower than average)

48,800

 *Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.

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