A Stationary Engineer earns an average wage of C$28.92 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$48,936 - C$100,547
C$49K
C$63K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$62,571
10%
50%
90%
C$20.67 - C$40.30
C$21
C$29
C$40
MEDIAN: C$29.26
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$100K
Salary C$48,936 - C$100,547
Bonus C$0.00 - C$19,574
Profit Sharing C$1,757
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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C$45,895 - C$98,560
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data C$0C$97
Hourly Rate C$20.67 - C$40.30
Overtime C$31.53 - C$97.87
Annual Data C$0C$98K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$19,574
Profit Sharing C$1,757
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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C$45,895 - C$98,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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.

Stationary Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Stationary Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Stationary Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Stationary Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stationary Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Stationary Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 13 salaries. A Stationary Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 10 salaries.

Stationary Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Stationary Engineer?

Stationary Engineer in Waterloo:
Have to be able to work rotating shifts. Should have good technical skills and good communication skills, written and verbal.

Stationary Engineer in Cochrane:
Study for all exams starting with 4th class. Stay at school as long as you can and avoid self study if you can.

Stationary Engineer in Niagara:
"Solely Responsible."
The isolation can be tedious when your the only operator, also dependent on your relief showing up/or on time. (applies to some smaller plants)

Stationary Engineer in Ottawa:
"Power Engineering Was A Great Late-In-Life Career Choice!"
Pros: Professional, skilled work, technical, licenses required, interesting, satisfying, vital service, boss and his boss are great!
Cons: Paid below industry rate. Company has a poor reputation.

Key Stats for Stationary Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Stationary Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
C$62,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 8%