Average Boiler Operator with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay

$21.95
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$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Boiler Operator with Machine Operation skills is $21.95.
10%
$15.42
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$21.95
90%
$30.23
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $30
Bonus
$99 - $15,781
Total Pay
$32,377 - $74,529

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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, Maintenance and Systems Computer/Console Operations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing and Equipment Maintenance.

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 $18.41 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Boiler Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.30 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Boiler Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.63 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
35.4%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
18.8%
Late Career
14.6%