Average Boilermaker Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Boilermaker is $32.34 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$21 - $45
$135 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$45k - $99k
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What Do Boilermakers Do?

Boilermaker Tasks
  • Assemble, install, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.
  • Interpret work orders, job orders, specifications, blueprints, ISO's or other drawings and recognize basic blueprint terms and symbols accurately.
  • Repair boilers, tanks, and vessels in the field by unbolting or flame cutting defective sections using torches, jacks, caulking hammers, power saws, threading dies, welding equipment, and metalworking machinery.
  • Bolt or weld casing sections, uptakes, stacks, baffles, tower manways, trays, chutes, and air heaters, fan stands, feeding tube, catwalks, ladders, hopper and safety hatches to frames.
  • Hammer, flame-cut, file or grind irregular edges of structural parts.
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How do Boilermakers Rate Their Jobs?

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 24 responses, the job of Boilermaker has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.92 out of 5. On average, Boilermakers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Boilermakers

What is the highest pay for Boilermakers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Boilermaker is $44.75 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Boilermakers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Boilermaker is $21.32 / hour

How can Boilermakers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Boilermaker is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Boilermaker that oversees more junior Boilermakers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.