There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a pipe supervisor. For example, did you know that they make an average of $41.29 an hour? That's $85,881 a year!
There are certain skills that many pipe supervisors 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, mechanical skills and technical skills.
When it comes to the most important skills required to be a pipe supervisor, we found that a lot of resumes listed 19.1% of pipe supervisors included safety meetings, while 10.7% of resumes included isometric drawings, and 9.0% of resumes included osha. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.
If you're interested in becoming a pipe supervisor, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 35.7% of pipe supervisors have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 2.4% of pipe supervisors have master's degrees. Even though some pipe supervisors 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 supervisor. When we researched the most common majors for a pipe supervisor, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees. Other degrees that we often see on pipe supervisor resumes include associate degree degrees or diploma degrees.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a pipe supervisor. In fact, many pipe supervisor jobs require experience in a role such as pipe foreman. Meanwhile, many pipe supervisors also have previous career experience in roles such as pipe fitter or supervisor.
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In addition to switching up your job search, it might prove helpful to look at a career path for your specific job. Now, what's a career path you ask? Well, it's practically a map that shows how you might advance from one job title to another. Our career paths are especially detailed with salary changes. So, for example, if you started out with the role of piping superintendent you might progress to a role such as general superintendent eventually. Later on in your career, you could end up with the title construction manager.
|Top Careers Before Pipe Supervisor|
Pipe Foreman16.3 %
Pipe Fitter12.7 %
|Top Careers After Pipe Supervisor|
Piping Superintendent10.8 %
General Foreman9.6 %
Pipe Foreman9.5 %
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Hispanic or Latino17.0 %
Black or African American14.2 %
|Foreign Languages Spoken|
Lee College17.6 %
Cameron University8.8 %
National University5.9 %
Pima Community College5.9 %
Mechanical Engineering25.6 %
Drafting And Design11.1 %
Civil Engineering5.6 %
High School Diploma32.5 %
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, 19.1% of pipe supervisors listed safety meetings on their resume, but soft skills such as dexterity and mechanical skills are important as well.