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Welding Technology/Welder at Southwestern Illinois College

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Welding Technology/Welder at Southwestern Illinois College

Every welding technology/welder school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the wielding program at Southwestern Illinois College stacks up to those at other schools.

SWIC is located in Belleville, Illinois and approximately 6,906 students attend the school each year. During the the most recent year for which data is available, 7 students received their associate's degree in wielding.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Welding Technology/Welder section at the bottom of this page.

SWIC Welding Technology/Welder Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Wielding (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Wielding

SWIC Welding Technology/Welder Rankings

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Wielding Student Demographics at SWIC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the wielding majors at Southwestern Illinois College.

SWIC Welding Technology/Welder Associate’s Program

29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 100% of wielding associate's degrees went to men and 0% went to women.


The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in wielding at SWIC are white. Around 71% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Southwestern Illinois College with a associate's in wielding.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Wielding Grads May Go Into

A degree in wielding can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for Southwestern Illinois College.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 12,530 $42,960
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,400 $36,730


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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