Stationary Engineer Salary

A Stationary Engineer earns an average wage of $28.33 per hour. A skill in Plant Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$40,817 - $85,570
$41K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,028
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90%

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$20.21 - $41.00
$20
$28
$41
MEDIAN: $28.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,817 - $85,570  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
Profit Sharing
$1,251  
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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$42,846 - $91,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$20.21 - $41.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$29.09 - $70.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,251  
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).
)
$42,846 - $91,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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Job Description for Stationary Engineer

Stationary engineers, also known as power engineers, operate industrial machinery and equipment to ensure their facility has an adequate supply of energy. They may operate electrical, refrigeration, steam and mechanical equipment, as well as turbines, air conditioning equipment, combustion engines, pumps, air compressors and other equipment at their facility. They must regularly maintain all machinery and equipment in accordance with equipment manuals, and they troubleshoot machinery and equipment problems that arise. Stationary engineers need to efficiently and effectively track work orders and report on progress, as well as respond to all maintenance-related requests in a timely manner.

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Stationary Engineer Tasks

  • Monitor and record data from a variety of sources and equipment.
  • Adjust intake and outflow to ensure functionality.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, ensuring safety of personnel.
  • Analyze data and create maintenance and repair schedules.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stationary Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,602

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Key Stats for Stationary Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Stationary Engineer Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$62,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Stationary Engineer Salaries

Plant Maintenance
▲24%

HVAC System Design
▲7%

Maintenance
▲2%

Plumbing
▲1%

National Average
$62,000

HVAC
▼4%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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