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Pipelayers

in Massachusetts

Lay pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains. Perform any combination of the following tasks: grade trenches or culverts, position pipe, or seal joints. Excludes "Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers" (51-4121).

Occupation Projection for Pipelayers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
472151  Pipelayers 685 765 80 11.68 % 26 48 82 No formal educational credential 

Pipelayers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    480  69 % 550  71 % 70  15 % $70,470
Specialty Trade Contractors    240  36 % 280  37 % 40  16 % $73,970
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    230  34 % 260  34 % 30  13 % $66,810
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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