Muffler Installer

Replace defective mufflers and pipes on automotive vehicles.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$20,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Muffler Installers do?

Replaces defective mufflers and pipes on automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles according to factory or customer specifications, using handtools and power tools: Removes defective muffler, using hacksaw, wrenches, air-powered tools, or acetylene torch. Selects replacement muffler according to automotive vehicle model and customer’s preference. Bolts or tack welds new muffler in place. Bends and shapes tailpipe sections according to customer specifications, using pipe-bending machine. Welds tailpipe sections to muffler or exhaust pipe, using arc welding equipment. Aligns muffler and tailpipe within frame and bolts hangers to frame to secure muffler.

Should I be a Muffler Installer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Aerial Installer, Audio Installer, Automotive Air-Conditioner Installer, Motor Assembler, Windshield Installer

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