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People in this occupation:
2018 Job Bank Wage data
Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2018 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Source: 2018 Job Bank Wage Report
Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook
10 year expected job openings: 340
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Boilermakers may specialize in rigging and hoisting, preparation and layout, or welding aspects of the trade.
Key aspects of the work in this occupation:
Source: 2016 Census
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As of July 1, 2017 when the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) came into force, you will not need significant additional training, experience, testing or assessment if your qualifications or certificates are recognized by a Canadian regulatory authority. This applies whether you were trained in Canada or internationally. Learn about labour mobility at www.workersmobility.ca. For information about labour mobility and foreign qualifications recognition, contact the B.C. regulator for your occupation.
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Red Seal trade certification allows for movement between provinces.
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
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