Coat rings and jewelry fittings with acid solution or wax.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Boiler-Outs do?

Coats rings and jewelry fittings with acid solution or wax to protect metal from oxidation during soldering process: Drops fittings into boiling acid solution for specified time, or applies wax to fittings, using brush. Removes acid coated fittings and heats them in oven to harden coating. Dips soldered articles in chemical solutions and water to remove coating.

Should I be a Boiler-Out?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • How to become a Boiler-Out

    Most Boiler-Outs have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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