Welding Technology Job & Salary Outlook

State/Local and National Wages & Employment Trends – WELD

 Annual Salary Information – WELD:
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data)

 Median Hourly Rates – WELD:

Location

Hourly Low (10%)

Hourly QL (25%)

Hourly Median (50%)

Hourly QU (75%)

Hourly High (90%)

United States

$14.73

$17.37

$21.25

$25.88

$31.85

Pennsylvania

$15.60

$17.76

$21.50

$26.07

$31.30

Lancaster, PA

$15.35

$17.59

$21.18

$24.76

$28.73

 Median Annual Salary – WELD:

Location

Annual Low (10%)

Annual QL (25%)

Annual Median (50%)

Annual QU (75%)

Annual High (90%)

United States

$30,640

$36,140

$44,190

$53,820

$66,250

Pennsylvania

$32,450

$36,940

$44,720

$54,230

$65,100

Lancaster, PA

$31,920

$36,600

$44,050

$51,500

$59,760

State and National Employment Trends – WELD:
(Pennsylvania source: Projections Central 2018-2028 long-term projections external site)
(United States source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019-2029 employment projections)

 Pennsylvania

Employment
(2018)

Projected employment
(2028)

Projected growth
(2018-2028)

Projected annual job openings
(2018-2028)

16,720 employees

17,630 employees

+5%

1,970

United States

Employment
(2019)

Projected employment
(2029)

Projected growth
(2019-2029)

Projected annual job openings
(2019-2029)

438,900 employees

452,500 employees

+3%
(average)

43,400

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

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