Boilermakers

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Total Workforce

16.3k

Average Age

40.2

Estimated Job Growth

8.72%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$57,808

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

N/A

About

Boilermakers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Boilermakers was $57,808 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Boilermakers by wage are Miscellaneous legal support workers, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, and Conservation scientists & foresters.

Boilermakers are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Boilermakers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Boilermakers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Boilermakers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Boilermakers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Boilermakers, by average wage, is Petroleum refining. Boilermakers are paid most in Flagstaff City PUMA, AZ but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$57,808

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,535

In 2017, Boilermakers earned an average of $57,808, $5,743 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Miscellaneous legal support workers make somewhat more than Boilermakers while Conservation scientists & foresters make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Boilermakers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.27

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Boilermakers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.27, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Boilermakers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Boilermakers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Boilermakers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Boilermakers.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Boilermakers, by average wage, are Petroleum refining, Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance, and Hospitals.

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Industries by Share

16.3k

2017 Workforce

± 3,137

2.45%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 26.7%

The number of people employed as Boilermakers has been growing at a rate of 2.45%, from 15,942 people in 2016 to 16,333 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Boilermakers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Boilermakers at  34.7%, followed by Structural metals, & boiler, tank, & shipping container manufacturing  with 13.9% and Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance with 9.12%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Boilermakers in the US. The average age of male Boilermakers in the workforce is N/A and of female Boilermakers is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Boilermakers is White.

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE

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FEMALE WORKFORCE

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N/A% of Boilermakers are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Boilermakers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Boilermakers

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

86.5% of Boilermakers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.26% of Boilermakers, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Boilermakers.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE

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AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Boilermakers is 40.2, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Boilermakers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Boilermakers is false but a relatively high number of Boilermakers hold a major in false.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Boilermakers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Boilermakers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Quality Control Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Boilermakers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Boilermakers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Boilermakers are expected to see a growth of 8.72% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

8.72%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Boilermakers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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