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Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator Salary

Male Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $23.34 per hour in the United States. Work is enjoyable for Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$31,997 - $75,089
(Median)
32K
43K
55K
63K
75K
MEDIAN: $54,523
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$16.95 - $32.72
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,997 - $75,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,757  
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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$35,725 - $75,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.95 - $32.72  
   
Overtime
$19.74 - $47.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,757  
   
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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$35,725 - $75,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Job Description for Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator

  • 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 or Boiler Operator

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


Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $46K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $49K. For Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $57K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $59K on average.

Experience Affects Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%