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Boilermakers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be boilermakers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Operation Monitoring3.753.38
Operation and Control3.623.5
Critical Thinking3.53.12
Quality Control Analysis3.383.25
Equipment Maintenance3.383

Boilermakers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be boilermakers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Near Vision3.883.88
Problem Sensitivity3.883.38
Finger Dexterity3.883.38
Control Precision3.883.75
Arm-Hand Steadiness3.883.12

Boilermakers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be boilermakers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Design4.094.24
Mathematics4.094.43
Building and Construction3.874.94
Mechanical3.824.72
Production and Processing3.823.39

Boilermakers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being boilermakers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Controlling Machines and Processes4.564.59
Handling and Moving Objects4.555.87
Performing General Physical Activities4.445.88
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.44.33
Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment4.315.48

Boilermakers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being boilermakers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Dependability4.38
Attention to Detail4.38
Initiative4.09
Persistence3.96
Achievement/Effort3.84

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Boilermakers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Boilermakers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land1,310 $59,490
Baton Rouge1,000 $57,520
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson540 $70,000
Pittsburgh310 $86,810
Lake Charles200 $64,420
New Orleans-Metairie190 $53,890
Toledo190 $72,230
Albany-Schenectady-Troy90 $58,080
Columbia80 $47,230
Cleveland-Elyria80 $56,600

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to boilermakers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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