Welding Schools in Oklahoma

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

If you live in, or would like to live in, the beautiful state of Oklahoma or are interested in moving there, and would like to work as a welder, we provide some information here about how much welders earn and where you can learn welding.

Salary

In Oklahoma, the pay scale for a welder ranges from $12.16 to $28.08 per hour, which equates to $25,300 to $58,400 per year. The range can depend on certification, experience and type of position. The median wage for an Oklahoma welder is $18.07 per hour. That comes to about $37,600 per year.

Oklahoma welders earn less than 62% of all trades careers in the state. Compared with the rest of the states, Oklahoma ranks 31st in terms of average salary paid.

 

Welding Job Market in Oklahoma

Keeping up with the latest changes in technology in the welding trade can help bring higher wages. It’s also important to remember that welding skills are very transferable among employers and states. The construction and manufacturing sectors are the lead employers, followed by electric and gas utilities.

 

There are currently about 11,370 welding jobs in Oklahoma. The projected number of jobs that will be available is expected to increase to about 13,170, a 16%  increase, by 2024.

Oklahoma offers a lot of opportunities to find a job as a welder and is expecting continued substantial growth in jobs. If you’ve thought of becoming a welder there or are moving there and looking for work in welding, the information provided here will hopefully get you started on the right foot.

Name of Institution
Address
Phone Number
Institution Type
4C Welding and Industrial Center, Inc2689 Us 70 Hwy.
Hugo, OK 74562
(580) 326 9417
(580) 326 9411
Adult (All Other)
Eastern Oklahoma Vocational Center4601 N. Choctaw Rd
Choctaw, OK 73020
(405) 390 9591
(405) 390 9598
CTE
Gordon Cooper Vocational Tech SchoolOne John C Bruton Blvd
Shawnee, OK 74801
(405) 273 7493
(405) 273 6354
N/A
Great Plains Area Voc-Tech School4500 Sw Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
(580) 250 5626
(580) 250 5677
CTE
Guthrie Job Corps CenterDefault Job Corps Center
3106 West University
Guthrie, OK 73044
(405) 282 9930
(405) 282 9501
N/A
Meridian Technology Center1312 South Sangre Rd
Stillwater, OK 74074
(405) 377 3333
(405) 377 9604
CTE
Mid Del Lewis Eubanks AreaVo-Tech
1621 Maple Drive
Midwest City, OK 73112
(405) 739 1707CTE
Mid-America Vo-TechPo Box H
Wayne, OK 73095
(405) 449 3391
(405) 449 3421
CTE
Moore Norman Tech Center4701 12th Ave Nw
Norman, OK 73071
(405) 364 5763
(405) 360 9989
CTE
North West Technology Center - Fairview801 Vo-Tech Drive
Fairview, OK 73737
(580) 227 3708
(580) 227 2651
CTE
Pioneer Technology Center2101 N. Ash
Ponca City, OK 74601
(580) 762 8336
(580) 762 1175
CTE
Red River Technology CenterPo Box 1807
Duncan, OK 73534
(405) 255 2903CTE
Tri County Technology Center6101 Nowata Rd
Bartlesville, OK 74006
(918) 331 3250
(918) 333 6797
CTE
Wes Watkins Technology Center7892 Highway Nine
Wetumka, OK 74883
(405) 452 5500
(405) 452 3561
N/A