This post was last updated on April 11th, 2017 at 08:15 am
This article will help you learn a little about the educational opportunities available to learn welding in Nevada. You’ll see that the Silver State is competitive in terms of wages for welders, although there aren’t a huge number of training programs. However, with some dedication you can surely find one that’s right for you!
In Nevada, the pay scale for a welder ranges from $12.38, or about $25,750 annually for full-time work. At the top end of the pay scale, Nevada welders make about $35.19 per hour, or $73,190 full time. The range can depend on certification, experience and type of position. The median wage for a Nevada welder is $18.58 per hour. That comes to about $38,600 per year.
Nevada welders earn less than 76% of all trades careers in the state. Compared with the rest of the states, Nevada ranks 14th in terms of average salary paid.
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 1660 welding jobs in Nevada. The BLS expects the number of available welding jobs to increase to about 2300 by 2024, about 39% growth.
There aren’t a huge number of jobs for welders in Nevada, but rapid growth is expected in the trade over the next decade. But the state ranks highly in terms of wages for highly skilled and experienced welders. We hope the information here has been a help as you begin to research the welding trade in Nebraska!
|Career College Of Northern Nevada||1421 Pullman Drive|
Sparks, NV 89434
|(775) 856 2266 |
(775) 856 0935
|College Of Southern Nevada||1560 West Warm Springs Road|
Henderson, NV 89014
|(702) 651 4792 |
(702) 651 5756
|2 Yr. College|
|Community College of Southern Nevada||1560 West Warm Springs Road|
Henderson, NV 89014
|(702) 651 3065 |
(702) 651 3511
|Douglas High School||Po Box 1888|
Minden, NV 89423
|(775) 782 5136||High School|
|Great Basin College||1500 College Parkway|
Elko, NV 89801
|(775) 753 2102 |
(702) 738 8771
|4 Year (Bachelors)|
|Las Vegas Institute of Welding||806 Buchanan Blv. 272-155|
Boulder City, NV 89005
|(702) 373 3392||CTE|
|Regional Tech Institute||380 Edison Way|
Reno, NV 89502
|(775) 856 5319 |
(775) 861 4415
|Adult (All Other)|
|Rite Of Passage Charter High School||100 Rosaschi Road|
Yerington, NV 89447
|(775) 463 5111 |
(775) 463 5366
|Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center||14175 Mount Charleston St|
Reno, NV 89506
|(775) 789 0973||Adult (All Other)|
|Truckee Meadows Community College||Applied Industrial Techno|
7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512
|(702) 673 7015 |
(702) 673 7274
|Western Nevada Community College||2201 W College Pkwy|
Carson City, NV 89703
|(775) 445 3348 |
(775) 445 3022