Average Experienced Boiler Operator Hourly Pay

$23.35
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$900
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Boiler Operator is $23.35.
10%
$15.47
MEDIAN
$23.35
90%
$33.38
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $33
Bonus
$0 - $9,933
Total Pay
$33,594 - $77,869

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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, Equipment Maintenance and Machine Operation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance.

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. A mid-career Boiler Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.39 based on 127 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 451 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
28.2%
Late Career
30.4%