Insulator Salary

Men account for the majority of Insulators in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $17.69 per hour. Earnings sit near $10.98 per hour on the lower side but can approach $32.11 on the higher side. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. While some workers in this profession — half — do not have any health coverage, around half do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,900 - $71,015
(Median)
$20K
$41K
$71K
MEDIAN: $40,968
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.98 - $32.11
(Median)
$11
$18
$32
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$19,900 - $71,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
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).
)
$23,199 - $73,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $32.11  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $41.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
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).
)
$23,199 - $73,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Insulator

Insulators are responsible for applying, removing, and repairing materials in pipes, ductwork, industrial equipment, and other mechanical systems in order to control and maintain temperatures and/or noise.

Read More...

Insulator Tasks

  • Employ safety protocols in the handling of hazardous materials, such as lead and asbestos.
  • Use various hand and power tools to customize insulation materials to pipes, refrigeration systems, ducts, or other surfaces.
  • Affix insulation materials to hot or cold regulation systems to maintain a constant temperature.
  • Apply finishing materials to secured insulation, such as plastic, canvas, sealants, cement, or metal.

Insulator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Insulator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Insulators who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $32K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. Insulators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $46K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $55K on average.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Insulator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 48%
ADVERTISEMENT