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Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

in Massachusetts

Help plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, or pipelayers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Construction laborers who do not primarily assist plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, or pipelayers are classified under "Construction Laborers" (47-2061). Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).

Occupation Projection for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
473015  Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 400 475 75 18.75 % 18 42 68 High school diploma or equivalent 

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 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    360  89 % 430  90 % 70  20 % $32,390
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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