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Shipfitter Helper Salary
in Idaho, United States

$27,606 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$342

Average Bonus

Last updated: April 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shipfitter Helper is $27,606 a year and $13 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Shipfitter Helper is between $21,372 and $32,662. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Shipfitter Helper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists shipfitter in fabricating, assembling, and installing bulkheads, plates, frames, stanchions, and other heavy steel structural parts within hull of ship by performing following tasks: obtains tools and materials from storage and carries them or arranges for their transportation to work site.
  • Assists shipfitter in establishing reference points on structural member or steel parts to indicate bending, cutting, drilling, and other machining necessary to fabricate steel into ship members.
  • Holds workpieces during welding operations.
  • Cleans slag from welds, using slag hammer and wire brush.
  • Grinds welds smooth, using portable grinder.
  • Measures and cuts metal pieces to specifications, using gas cutting equipment.
  • Tightens bolts, using hand and power wrenches.
  • Assembles and fits gaskets, packing, and liners in place.
  • Tightens turnbuckles of guy wires to hold bulkheads and stanchions in position for welding.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Shipfitter Helper Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Shipfitter Helper jobs: 611

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,003
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Shipfitter Helper Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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