Welding Schools in Kansas

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

If you’ve found your way here, you’ve probably been asking about the prospects for welders in the State of Kansas. This article will provide you with some basic information about the training programs available in the Sunflower State, as well as the average wages that can be earned by a welder there.

Salary

In Kansas, the pay scale for a welder ranges from $12.11, or about $25,190 annually for full-time work. At the top end of the pay scale, Kansas welders make about $27.21 per hour, or $56,600 full time. The range can depend on certification, experience and type of position. The median wage for a Kansas welder is $17.20 per hour. That comes to about $35,770 per year.

Kansas welders earn less than 71% of all trades careers in the state. Compared with the rest of the states, Kansas ranks 34th in terms of average salary paid.

Welding Job Market in Kansas

Like most careers, in welding it’s important to keep up with the latest changes and improvements in technology. Welders who do so will normally earn better than those who fall behind.

Also, welding skills are universal; it’s relatively easy to practice your trade in a different state if you decide to move for any reason. The biggest employers of welders are the construction and manufacturing sectors, followed by electric and gas utilities.

There are currently about 6460 welding jobs in Kansas. The BLS expects the number of available welding jobs to increase to about 6660 by 2024, about 3% growth.

If you live in Kansas or plan to live there, there’s definitely opportunities to learn welding. There is not expected to be huge growth in the number of jobs available to welders, but there are always opportunities due to retirement or when others move to new positions. With the information here, you can start to make an informed decision about working as a welder in Kansas.

Name of Institution
Address
Phone Number
Institution Type
Barton Community College245 Ne 30 Rd
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792 9325
(620) 792 3056
2 Years (Certificate Of Completion)
Barton Community College - Ellsworth1607 State St.
Ellsworth, KS 67439
(620) 792 9325N/A
Barton Community College – Larned1301 Highway 264
Larned, KS 67550
(620) 792 93252 Yr. College
Butler Co Community College901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042
(316) 322 32552 Yr. College
Cowley County Comm College125 South Second
Po Box 1147
Arkansas City, KS 67005
(620) 441 5361
(620) 441 5357
N/A
Dodge City Community College2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, Ks 67801
(620) 227 9250
(620) 227 9380
2 Yr. College
Flint Hills Technical College3301 West 18th
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 343 4600CTE
Goppert Eastern Kansas Rural Technology Center307 N. Walnut
Garnett, KS 66032
(620) 431 2820CTE
Hutchinson Community College1300 N Plum
Hutchinson, KS 67502
(620) 728 8141
(620) 728 8106
2 Yr. College, Adult (All Other), 2 Years (Welding Associates), 2 Years (Certificate Of Completion)
Hutchinson Vo-Tech220 South Poplar Street
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665 4569N/A
Johnson County Community College12345 College Blvd.
Box 17 Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 469 4441
(913) 469 2574
2 Yr. College
Kansas City Kansas Community College - Tech Education Center6565 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 288 7810
(913) 288 7815
2 Yr. College, CTE
Manhattan Area Technical College3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 587 2800
(785) 587 2804
2 Yr. College
NCK Tech2205 Wheatland Avenue Hays, KS 67601(785) 628 5323
(785) 623 6152
2 Years (Welding Associates)
NCK TechKansas Institute Of Welding 3033 Us Hwy 24 Beloit, KS 67420(785) 738 9029
(785) 738 2903
CTE
Northwest Kansas Technical College1209 Harrison Ave
Goodland, KS 67735
(785) 890 5885
(785) 899 571
2 Yr. College
Neosho County Community College800 West 14th
Chanute, KS 66720
(800) 729 6222
(620) 431 0082
2 Yr. College
Olathe Advanced Technical Center611 North Nelson Road
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 780 7026
(913) 780 8239
CTE
Olathe Advanced Technical Center611 North Nelson Road
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 780 7026
(913) 780 8239
CTE Salina Area Tech College
Salina Area Tech College2562 Centennial Rd A
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309 3102
(785) 309 3101
2 Yr. College
Seward County Community College & Area Technical Center2215 N Kansas Ave
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 417 16832 Years (Welding Associates)
Southeast Kansas Education Ser301 East Kansas Ave
Po Box 2 Mail Box 13
Lansing, KS 66043
(913) 727 3235
(913) 250 2757
Adult (All Other)
Washburn Institute Of Technology5724 SW Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 228 6302
(785) 273 7080
N/A
Witchita Area Technical College301 South Grove
Wichita, KS 67211
(316) 677 9400
(316) 677 9489
2 Yr. College
Zephyr Product Inc.3030 Wilson Ave
Levenworth, KS 66048
(913) 651 3890
(913) 651 3892
Adult (All Other)