A pipefitting supervisor coordinates the heat, oil and water systems in everything from family homes to large industrial or commercial facilities. They order materials, schedule work activities and make sure everything works safely.
You’ll need to finish secondary school at minimum. After that, it’s a path familiar to tradespeople: a period of apprenticeship, followed by certification, and then earn several years as a fully qualified worker.
The median salary for a pipefitting supervisor sits at about $81,000, but first, you’ll have to receive lower pay as first an apprentice, then as a journeyman/woman.
Expect 1.25 open positions for contractors and supervisors in the pipefitting trades for every job seeker five years from now. Over the past five years, the number of people employed in this job has increased 51%
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