A Boiler Operator earns an average wage of $18.02 per hour. A skill in Plant Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.
Boiler Operator Total Pay (?
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$25,180 - $69,209
(Median)
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52K
69K
MEDIAN: $43,945
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Boiler Operator Total Pay (?
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$12.25 - $26.76
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,180 - $69,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$10.00 - $2,800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,760 - $62,997  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $26.76  
   
Overtime
$16.39 - $37.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$10.00 - $2,800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,760 - $62,997  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
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Job Description for Boiler Operator
  • Complete all preventative and routine maintenance on boilers and related equipment.
  • Adjust controls to keep boilers within safety and tolerance limits.
  • Operate boilers, including reading instruments and gauges to identify problems.
  • Maintain logs of activities, tolerances, outputs, and maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Boiler Operator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Boiler Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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