Welding Schools in Ohio

This post was last updated on April 11th, 2017 at 08:16 am

Ohio offers a lot of opportunities to learn the welding trade. Anyone who wants to learn to be a welder has a choice of nearly 150 schools, from high school through vocational schools and colleges. While there is not a lot of growth in the need for welders in Ohio, there is always need for new welders to replace those have retired or moved to other careers.

Salary

In Ohio, the annual pay scale ranges from $12.42 per hour or $25,800 per year for a welder with little experience to $24.96 per hour or $51,900 per year for a senior welder. The average is $17.47 per hour, which comes to $36,300 per year.

Welders rank toward the lowest quarter among trade careers in Ohio, where they earn less than 76% of all trades. Compared to the rest of the country, Ohio ranks number 38th in terms of average median salary paid.

 

Welding Job Market in Ohio

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 Ohio, there are about 15,670 jobs available for welders. Growth is expected to remain relatively flat over the next few years, but there will be about 460 job openings a year due to people leaving welding or moving to other states.

Ohio’s welders make less than most other states, and there isn’t much growth expected. However, there is always a need for welders coming into the market. If this is your home, or you’d like to live here, there’s a lot of opportunities to learning the welding trade and get your start in Ohio!

Name of Institution
Address
Phone Number
Institution Type
Ashland County-West HolmesCareer Center 1783 State Rt. 60 Ashland, OH 44805(419) 289 3313
(419) 289 3729
N/A
Auburn Career Center8140 Auburn Road
Concord Township, OH 44077
(440) 357 7542
(440) 357 0310
N/A
Buckeye Career Centerbuckeye Career Center545 University Dr
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
(330) 339 2288
(330) 339 5159
CTE
Buckeye Hills Career CenterBuckeye Hills Career Center Po Box 157 Rio Grande, OH 45674(740) 245 5334CTE
CCCTC - Adult Education9364 State Rt 45
Lisbon, OH 44432
(330) 424 9561Adult (All Other)
Cincinnati State Technical And Community College10030 West Rd
Harrison, OH 45030
(513) 569 4970CTE
Collins Career Center11627 State Rd. 234
Chesapeake, OH 45619
(740) 867 6641
(740) 532 9379
CTE
Delaware Area Career Center1610 Sr 521
Delaware, OH 43015
(740) 203 2238CTE
Gallia Jackson Vinton JVSPo Box 157
Rio Grande, OH 45674
(740) 245 5334
(740) 245 9465
N/A
Lincoln Electric Welding School22801 Saint Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44117
(216) 383 8088
(216) 383 8088
Adult (All Other)
Miami Valley Career Tech Center6800 Hoke Rd
Clayton, OH 45315
(937) 854 6358
(937) 854 6093
CTE
Millstream Career & Tech1200 Broad Ave
Findlay, OH 45840
(419) 425 8273
(419) 427 5475
High School
North Central State CollegePo Box 698
2441 Kenwood Circle
Mansfield, OH 44901
(419) 755 4761
(419) 529 8104
2 Yr. College
Pioneer Tech College27 Ryan Rd
Shelby, OH 44875
(419) 347 7744
(419) 347 4977
High School, CTE, Adult (All Other)
Portage Lakes Career Center4401 Shiver Rd
Green, OH 44232
(330) 896 8200
(330) 896 8297
CTE
Scarlet Oaks Career Development Campus3254 E. Kemper Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45241
(513) 771 8810High School
South-Western Career AcademySouth-Western Career Academy(614) 801 3401
(614) 801 6138
High School
Stark County Vocational School6805 Richville Drive, Sw
Massillon, OH 44646
(330) 832 9856
(330) 832 9850
N//A
Tolles Career And Technical Center7877 Us Highway 42 S
Plain City, OH 43064
(614) 873 4666
(614) 973 6909
CTE
Trumbull Career & Tech Center528 Educational Hwy Nw, Warren, OH 44483(330) 847 0503High School
U.S. Grant Career Center J.V.S.3046 State Rt 125
Bethel, OH 45106
(513) 734 6222
(513) 734 4758
CTE
Vern Riffe Joint Vocational SchoolP.O. Box 577
Piketon, OH 45661
(740) 289 2721
(740) 289 2527
CTE
Washington State Community College710 Colegate Drive
Marietta, OH 45750
(740) 374 87162 Yr. College
West Shore Vocational District14100 Franklin Blvd
Lakewood, OH 44107
(216) 529 4163
(216) 529 4172
Adult (All Other)
Willoughby Eastlake Career Academy25 Public Square
Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 946 7085
(480) 975 3741
CTE