Information About Mechanical Insulation Workers

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Training

Mechanical insulation workers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Mechanical insulation workers
Training for Mechanical Insulation Workers
Percent
Less than High School 30.9
High School 44.7
Some College 16.2
Associates Degree 2.5
Bachelors Degree 5.3
Masters Degree 0.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 29,000 people in the United States- 1.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 5,000 more mechanical insulation workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 15,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, mechanical insulation workers make $20.78 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mechanical insulation workers $12.00 $14.70 $18.20 $24.80 $34.10
Construction and extraction occupations $11.00 $14.20 $19.10 $26.90 $35.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, mechanical insulation workers make $43,220 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mechanical insulation workers $25,140 $30,610 $37,990 $51,750 $71,050
Construction and extraction occupations $23,050 $29,720 $39,820 $56,130 $73,530
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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