Welding Schools in Indiana

This post was last updated on April 11th, 2017 at 08:11 am

For someone interested in becoming a welder, there are many great training programs offered in vocational schools and community colleges all over the U.S. If you live in the state of Indiana, there are numerous options to choose from.

Salary

In Indiana, the annual pay scale ranges from $11.80 per hour or $24,530 per year for a welder with little experience to $20.00 per hour or $41,600 per year for a senior welder. The average is $16.88 per hour or $35,100 per year.

Historically, over the past 5 years, the average salary for an experienced welder has risen from $33,500 to $35,100 per year or a 5-year increase of 4.6%. Welders earn less than 81% of all careers in Indiana. According to the American Welding Association, when compared to the rest of the United States, Indiana ranks number 36 in terms of average median salary paid.

Welding Job Market in Indiana

Welders who keep up to date with the latest technology are in high demand with employers. Additionally, welding skills are very transferable among employers and states. Nationwide most employers are in the construction and manufacturing sectors; however, another large employer of welders is electric and gas utilities.

Currently in Indiana, there are 14,410 jobs available for welders. By 2017, the projected number of jobs that will be available is expected to be 15,230, or a change of 5.7% from 2015.  The average annual number of job openings is projected at 810.

Indiana has a higher than the national average employment growth and high concentrations of employment opportunities for welders. Skilled welders with up-to-date training are in critical demand in Indiana and wages are stable.

Name
Address
Phone
Institution Type
A. K. Smith Vocational School of Welding817 LaFayette St, Michigan City IN 46360(219) 873-2120High School
Area 18 Vocational WeldingBellmont High School, 1000 North Adams DR, Decatur, IN 46733(260) 724-7121High School
Ivy Tech Community College104 West 53rd Street, Anderson, IN 46013(765) 643-71332 Year College
50 West Fall Creek Parkway North Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46208(317) 839-2513 EXT. 22112 Year College
2357 Chester Blvd, Richmond, IN 47374(765) 966-26562 Year College
3100 Ivy Tech Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46409(219) 464-85142 Year College
3800 N Anthony BLVD, Fort Wayne, IN 46805(260) 480-20812 Year College
North Lawrence Vocational258 Bnl DR, PO BOX 729, Bedford, IN 47421(812) 279-3561N/A
Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center1901 Lynch Road, Evansville, IN 47711(812) 435-8477N/A
Tucker Area Vocational Tec CenterPO Box 2020, 1240 S Adams, Marion, IN 46952(765) 664-9091CTE
Vincennes University1002 North First St, Vincennes, IN 47591(812) 888-4184N/A
Whitewater Technical Career Center Vocational1300 Spartan Dr, Connersville, IN 47331(765) 825-0521CTE
Area 18 Vocational WeldingBellmont High School, 1000 North Adams DR, Decatur IN(260) 724-7121
C-4 Columbus Area Career Connection1200 Central AV, Columbus, IN 47201(812) 376-4240CTE
Central 9 Career Center1999 US 31 South, Greenwood IN 46143(317) 888-4401CTE
Delta Career Academy6200 E HWY 62 BLGD #2533, Jeffersonville, IN 47130(812) 256-4216
Gary Area Career Center1800 E 35th AV, Gary, IN 47454(219) 962-7571CTE
Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning Center1300 Kloeckner DR,
PO Box 153, Knox, IN 46534
(574) 772-8001CTE
Tucker Area Vocational Tech CenterPO Box 2020, 1240 S Adams, Marion, IN 46952(765) 664-9091CTE
Ivy Tech Community College - Region 92357 Chester BLVD, Richmond IN 47374(765) 966-26562 Year College
Gary Area Career Center1800 E 35th AV, Gary, IN 47454(219) 962-7571CTE
Atterbury Job Corps CenterPO Box 187, Edinburgh, IN 46124(812) 314-6000
Hoosier Hills Career Center3070 N Prow RD, Bloomington, IN 46755(812) 330-7724CTE
Lost River Career Co-op600 Elm St. STE 1, Paoli IN 46761(812) 723-4818CTE
Walker Career Center9651 E. 21st ST, Indianapolis, IN 46229(317) 532-6150