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
Equipment Maintenance3.383
Quality Control Analysis3.383.25

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

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
Attention to Detail4.38
Dependability4.38
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 2019

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land2,250 $60,500
Beaumont-Port Arthur620 $56,780
Baton Rouge620 $62,380
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson410 $77,800
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn390 $76,670
Corpus Christi380 $59,430
Pittsburgh300 $85,140
Lake Charles280 $62,100
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin190 $51,360
Albany-Schenectady-Troy190 $66,510

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to boilermakers

Source : 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 24.2 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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