Welding Schools in Kentucky

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

Kentucky’s may be best known for its Rocky Mountain, but it’s also a place where people live and working – including welders. Whether you live there, are thinking about moving there, or simply want to know what the job market is like for welders in Kentucky, this article will provide you some basic information.

Salary

In Kentucky, the pay scale ranges from $12.07 per hour or $25,100 per year for an inexperienced welder to $26.27 per hour or $54,600 per year for a senior welder. The median wage for a Kentucky welder is $17.22 per hour – about $35,800 per year.

Kentucky welders earn less than 67% of all trades careers in the state. Compared with the rest of the states, Kentucky ranks 41st in terms of average salary paid.

 

Welding Job Market in Kentucky

Welders who keep up to date with the latest technology are in high demand with employers. Additionally, welding skills are very transferrable among employers and states. Nationwide most employers are in the construction and manufacturing sectors; electric and gas utilities are also major employers of welders.

 

There are currently about 9110 welding jobs in Kentucky. The projected number of jobs that will be available is expected to increase 13% by 2024, to about 10,290 jobs.

Kentucky expects double-digit job growth for welders over the next few years, which is a great sign if you’re looking to practice your trade there. While a welder’s income there is toward the bottom of the scale nationally, there are a lot of opportunities to find a job in the Bluegrass State.

Name of Institution
Address
Phone Number
Institution Type
Ashland Regional Technology4818 Roberts Dr
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928 6427
(606) 928 6420
N/A
Boone Co. ATC3320 Cougar Path
Hebron, KY 41048
(859) 689 7828CTE
Butler County ATC178 Academic Way Suite 400 Morgantown, KY 42261(270) 526 2263
(270) 526 2273
CTE
Casey County Area Technical Center1723 East Hwy 70
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787 6241
(606) 787 6243
CTE
Corbin Area Tech Center1909 South Snyder Ave
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 528 5338
(606) 528 0532
CTE
Elizabethtown Community And Technical College600 College Street Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701(270) 769 23712 Yr. College
Floyd County Area Technology CenterHC 79, Box 205
Martin, KY 41649
(606) 285 3088
(606) 285 0274
CTE
Garrard County Area Tech Center306 W Maple Ave
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 792 2144
(859) 792 4058
CTE
Great Onyx Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center3115 Olive Ridge Rd
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
(270) 286 4514
(270) 286 1120
Adult (All Other)
Henderson Community College2660 S Green St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 827 1867N/A
J.D. Patton Area Technology Center3234 Turkeyfoot Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341 2266
(859) 341 6486
CTE
Kentucky Tech LaurelCounty Campus
235 S Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 864 7311CTE
Kentucky Tech. Pulaski Co. ATC3865 South Highway 27
Suite 101 Somerset, KY 42501
(606) 678 2998
(606) 678 3032
CTE
KY Tech Henderson Tech Center2440 Zion Rd
Henderson, KY 42420
(502) 827 3810
(502) 827 8284
CTE
Leslie Co. ATCP.O. Box 902
175 Eagle Lane
Hyden, KY 41749
(606) 672 2859
(6060 672 4943
CTE
Madisonville Regional Tech2000 College Dr
Madisonville, KY 42431-1874
(502) 824 7544
(502) 825 5071
CTE
Mayfield/Graves County Area Technology Center710 Douthitt St.
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247 4710CTE
Morgan Co Area Tech CenterP.O. Box 249
Road # 191 West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 743 8452
(606) 743 8500
CTE
Owensboro Community And Technical College1901 Se Parkway
Owensboro, KY 42303
(502) 687 7260
(502) 687 7208
Adult (All Other)
Rockcastle County Area Technology Center1555 Lake Cumberland Rd, Mt. Vernon, KY 40456(606) 256 4346
(606) 256 4337
CTE
Southcentral Kentucky Community And Technical College1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 901 1047N/A
Wayne County Area Technology Center150 Cardinal Way
Monticiello, KY 42633
(606) 348 8424
(606) 348 5090
CTE
Webster Co Area Tech Center325 State Rt 1340
Po Box 230
Dixon, KY 42409
(270) 639 5035
(270) 639 5545
CTE
Whitney M Young Job Corps Center8460 Shelbyville Road
Simpsonville, KY 40067
(502) 722 8862Adult (All Other)
Kentucky Welding InstitutePo Box 261
Flemingsburg, KY 41041
(606) 849 9353N/A