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CAREER OVERVIEW

Insulation Workers line and cover structures or systems with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials; Insulation Workers, Mechanical – Apply insulating materials to pipes or ductwork, or other mechanical systems in order to help control and maintain temperature.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Primary skills needed in this occupation include: select and install appropriate insulation materials; cover or seal insulated surfaces; read blueprints and technical drawings; climb ladders and scaffolding; work in confined spaces; follow safety procedures; use hand and power tools; work with hazardous materials.

AVERAGE SALARY

  • $46,290 (annually)
  • $22.26 (hourly)

SALARY RANGES

  • $37,320 – $62,910 (annually)
  • $17.94 – $30.25 (hourly)

*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/

 * Low range wage rates based on the 25th percentile wage level. High range wage rates based on the 90th percentile wage level.

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