Average Mid-Career Boiler Operator Hourly Pay

$22.39
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$983
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Boiler Operator is $22.39.
10%
$15.25
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$22.39
90%
$31.34
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $31
Bonus
$300 - $4,872
Total Pay
$33,338 - $68,734

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Job Description for Boiler Operator

Boiler Operator Tasks
  • Operate boilers, including reading instruments and gauges to identify problems.
  • Maintain logs of activities, tolerances, outputs, and maintenance.
  • Complete all preventative and routine maintenance on boilers and related equipment.
  • Adjust controls to keep boilers within safety and tolerance limits.

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Popular Skills for Boiler Operator

Skills in Plant Maintenance, Machine Operation, Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance and Systems Computer/Console Operations are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Boiler Operator

An entry-level Boiler Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.29 based on 12 salaries. An early career Boiler Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.83 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Boiler Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.35 based on 115 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 439 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
39.9%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
31.2%