$63,874
Avg. Salary
$28.04
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,087

Profit Sharing

$2,500

The average pay for a Boilermaker is $28.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Boilermaker is $63,874 per year.

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MEDIAN $28
$31k
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MEDIAN $63,874
$30,639 - $237,567
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MEDIAN: $63,874
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$17.94 - $39.64
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$0$237K
Salary $30,639 - $237,567
Bonus $194 - $20,608
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,127 - $114,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $17.94 - $39.64
Hourly Tips $50.00
Overtime $21.42 - $60.89
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $194 - $20,608
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,127 - $114,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 344

Job Description for Boilermaker

Boilermakers are responsible for building, installing, repairing, and maintaining boilers and large tanks or vats, and this work typically involves a variety of skilled labor techniques, including welding and metalworking. These boilers are typically parts of liquid pressure systems which may be situated in industrial facilities such as power plants, manufacturing facilities, and even large institutions like hospitals and schools. Boilermaker work typically involves field work at job sites, and may require these employees to work in confined spaces or even high aerial settings.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Boilermaker


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Boilermaker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Boilermaker

Pay by Experience for a Boilermaker has a positive trend. An entry-level Boilermaker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Boilermaker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Boilermaker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 62 salaries. A Boilermaker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 35 salaries.

Boilermaker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Boilermaker?

Boilermaker in Fort Wayne:
"I know I'm worth more than 13.50$"
Pros: I love everything about my job just can't handle my wages.
Cons:

Boilermaker in guteg:
"Make sure job is right."
Pros: Make time to come at work and we are do ever thing like ruls of the work.
Cons: Make sure abaunt ppi at the work.

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Key Stats for Boilermaker

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

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Experience Affects Boilermaker Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Boilermaker Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲21%

▲17%

boilermaker
▲5%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 28%