The plumbing industry is among the top 50 occupations for job stability, median wage and anticipated demand, according to www.careervoyages.com, a website jointly maintained by the departments of Labor and Education.
A recent article from New Hampshire’s The Keene Sentinel explored the opportunities the plumbing industry will offer in the next decade:
demand for plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters is expected to increase 10
percent between 2006 and 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Much of this demand will stem from new housing construction and building
renovation. The rise in popularity of green technologies like radiant floor
heating, solar hydronics, condensing and modulating boilers, and tankless hot
water systems is also expected to increase demand for plumbers.”
Read the complete article here.