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or $30.91 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (78)
Assisting and Caring for Others (56)
Social Perceptiveness (44)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Boilermakers' job openings is expected to decline by -4.5% by 2031
'Boilermakers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Boilermakers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Boilermakers' was $64,290, or $30.91 hourly
'Boilermakers' are paid 40.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as boilermakers?
As of 2021 there were 12,920 people employed as Boilermakers within the United States.
This represents around 0.009% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 10 thousand people are employed as Boilermakers.
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: 47-2011.00
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