Generation U(nion)



average welding jobs to be filled annually between 2023-2027


National median salary for a Boilermaker

The Boilermakers union recognizes the important task educators and school counselors have assisting students in their decision to continue education or go directly into the workforce after graduation. On this webpage you will find resources and printable documents to provide students with information about a high-in-demand profession that’s tuition-free and an earn-while-you-learn career path through the Boilermakers apprenticeship.

Student Resources

Early Education

It’s important to promote the option of a skilled trades career path and to inform students and youth of all ages about the benefits a union apprenticeship can provide! If you are looking to engage younger kids and teach them about the Boilermaker trade in a fun way, check out the downloadable coloring pages below. It’s never too early to help kids explore all career options!