Boilermakers

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Will "Boilermakers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's quite likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 40% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 68% probability of automation

Projected Growth

9%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$62,060

or $29.83 hourly

People Employed

16,660

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 383 out of 706

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Job description

Construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Assist in testing assembled vessels. Direct cleaning of boilers and boiler furnaces. Inspect and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines.

SOC Code: 47-2011

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