We surveyed 191 boilermakers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical boilermaker. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a boilermaker?



Working as a boilermaker typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a boilermaker?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a boilermaker typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a boilermaker?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a boilermaker. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for boilermakers.


Do boilermakers work full-time or part-time?

91% of boilermakers work in full-time roles while 9% work part-time.