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Insulators/Insulation Workers

Overview

Insulation workers cover pipes, boilers, ducts, and other equipment and structures with insulating materials to ensure that either heat or cold will be retained. Thus, less fuel is used, less heat or cold is released, and the equipment works more efficiently. Approximately 55,180 insulation workers are employed in the United States. Insulation workers are also known as insulators.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Apprenticeship

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Job Estimator or Insulation Contractor

Shop Superintendant

Insulation Foreman

Journeyman Insulator

Apprentice