Average Entry-Level Boiler Operator Hourly Pay

$17.53
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$100
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Boiler Operator is $17.53.
10%
$12.03
MEDIAN
$17.53
90%
$23.40
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$0 - $4,241
Total Pay
$27,014 - $53,309

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Boiler Operator

An early career Boiler Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.90 based on 174 salaries. A mid-career Boiler Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.39 based on 127 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 553 survey responses.
Early Career
31.5%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
24.8%