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Pipelayers

Lay pipe for sewers, drains, and water mains.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$31.42 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  5.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Less than high school is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Cut metal components for installation.
  • Drill holes in construction materials.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
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Job Title Examples:

Construction Laborer
Equipment Operator
Laborer

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