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Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator Salary

Men account for the majority of Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $23.52 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,637 - $72,956
(Median)
$30K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,969
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$17.87 - $32.33
(Median)
$18
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,637 - $72,956  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$36,883 - $74,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.87 - $32.33  
   
Overtime
$21.64 - $47.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
   
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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$36,883 - $74,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 178

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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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $48K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $49K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators make a median salary of $56K. As Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $59K.

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Experience Affects Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%
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