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Welding Schools In Arkansas

Congratulations on making the decision to become a welder and for taking that first step in creating an amazing future. Now, the big questions is – which Arkansas welding school will you attend?

Becoming a welder in Arkansas is a smart choice! Their coastal areas are a wealth of opportunity for welders as there is often need on ships, oil rigs and even offshore. If you are enjoy a real challenge and thrive on the feeling of adrenaline, then becoming an underwater welder may be a perfect option to consider.

There are several great schools to consider in Alabama to get an Associate’s degree or a certificate in welding. So, check out all the options below and start doing your research to find the right one for you.

Alabama Welding Schools

Below are some of the best welding schools in Alabama and additional information about becoming a welder in Alabama that we hope will be helpful for you.

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The below Alabama welding schools are additional options that offer some great programs. There are opportunities to do a 2-year program and earn an Associate’s degree or you can also invest in a certificate program which usually requires less of a time investment.

We recommend you contact the schools or programs that interest you – maybe because of cost or location – and get more information. Speak to their admissions office and of course do your homework on the school and find out what past students have said.

This is a big decision! Make sure you know all you can about the welding school you are considering.



Arkansas State University-Mountain Home

Type: 2 Year College or Certificate Program
Enrollment: 1,271
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 39%
Average Net Price: $10,191
Job Placement: Yes
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission

Arkansas Welding Academy

Type: 2 Year College or Certificate Program
Enrollment: 28
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 97%
Average Net Price: $22,092
Job Placement: Yes
Accreditation: Council on Occupational Education

Pulaski Technical College

Type: 2 Year College or Certificate Program
Enrollment: 4,810
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 24%
Average Net Price: $12,746
Job Placement: Yes
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission

Southern Arkansas University Tech

Type: 2 Year College or Certificate Program
Enrollment: 769
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 41%
Average Net Price: $8,730
Job Placement: Yes
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

Type: 2 Year College or Certificate Program
Enrollment: 1,836
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 37%
Average Net Price: $7,902
Job Placement: Yes
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission

Arkansas Welding Salaries

While the salaries for welders in Arkansas are a but lower than that average fro the United States, so is the cost of living. With an average median salary of $38,030 you can make a good living.

A median salary means half of all welders can make more, and half will make less. Your experience and education will dictate your salary.

State Median Annual Salary:
$38,030
State Median Hourly Salary
$18.28

Arkansas, like many states is facing a skilled trade gap, and welding is no different. They have an initiative called Be Pro Be Proud that talks about the various trades in Arkansas and profiles workers in those careers. There is also a job board to help you find opportunities in a variety of careers.

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