We surveyed 89 pipelayers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical pipelayer. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a pipelayer?

Low

High

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

Can I learn to become a pipelayer?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a pipelayer typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a pipelayer?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a pipelayer. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for pipelayers.