Stationary Engineer Salary

A Stationary Engineer earns an average wage of $26.14 per hour. A skill in HVAC System Design 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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$41,613 - $82,839
(Median)
$42K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $60,477
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50%
90%

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$18.71 - $39.45
(Median)
$19
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,613 - $82,839  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,973  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$40,315 - $86,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.71 - $39.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$27.05 - $54.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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).
)
$40,315 - $86,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 333
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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

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

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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: $58,309

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Experience Affects Stationary Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%



National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Stationary Engineer Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 18%

Plumbing
up arrow 7%

Maintenance
up arrow 7%

National Average
$58,000

HVAC
up arrow 8%

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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