There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a pipe organ technician. For example, did you know that they make an average of $21.15 an hour? That's $43,994 a year!
There are certain skills that many pipe organ technicians have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed dexterity, math skills and mechanical skills.
When it comes to the most important skills required to be a pipe organ technician, we found that a lot of resumes listed 13.0% of pipe organ technicians included pump generator, while 11.7% of resumes included prep pipe, and 11.7% of resumes included heavy equipment. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.
If you're interested in becoming a pipe organ technician, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 26.1% of pipe organ technicians have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 3.4% of pipe organ technicians have master's degrees. Even though some pipe organ technicians have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.
Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a pipe organ technician. When we researched the most common majors for a pipe organ technician, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on pipe organ technician resumes include associate degree degrees or master's degree degrees.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a pipe organ technician. In fact, many pipe organ technician jobs require experience in a role such as technician. Meanwhile, many pipe organ technicians also have previous career experience in roles such as pipe welder or cashier.
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As you move along in your career, you may start taking on more responsibilities or notice that you've taken on a leadership role. Using our career map, a pipe organ technician can determine their career goals through the career progression. For example, they could start out with a role such as technician, progress to a title such as foreman and then eventually end up with the title project superintendent.
|Top Careers Before Pipe Organ Technician|
Pipe Welder7.8 %
Sales Associate6.8 %
|Top Careers After Pipe Organ Technician|
Pipe Welder7.4 %
Crew Leader6.4 %
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Black or African American13.8 %
Hispanic or Latino12.9 %
|Foreign Languages Spoken|
Amarillo College7.7 %
Portland Community College7.7 %
Houston Community College7.7 %
More Tech Institute7.7 %
Drafting And Design6.7 %
Computer Science6.7 %
High School Diploma36.4 %
The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 13.0% of pipe organ technicians listed pump generator on their resume, but soft skills such as dexterity and math skills are important as well.