Boiler Operator Salary (United States)

A Boiler Operator earns an average wage of $18.21 per hour. A skill in Plant Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.
Boiler Operator Total Pay (?
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$25,140 - $67,585
(Median)
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68K
MEDIAN: $44,360
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Boiler Operator Total Pay (?
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$12.76 - $26.33
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26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,140 - $67,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,972  
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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$27,137 - $60,355  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.76 - $26.33  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $37.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,972  
   
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).
)
$27,137 - $60,355  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 299
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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.

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Experience Affects Boiler Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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