Demographic information on Boilermakers in the US. The average age of male Boilermakers in the workforce is 43.5 and of female Boilermakers is 41.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Boilermakers is White.
Data on higher education choices for Boilermakers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Boilermakers is History but a relatively high number of Boilermakers hold a major in History.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Boilermakers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Boilermakers need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control, Quality Control Analysis, and Troubleshooting. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Boilermakers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.
Projections on wages and job growth for Boilermakers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Boilermakers are expected to see a growth of 8.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.