Average Boilermaker Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Boilermaker is $31.19

Hourly Rate
$20 - $44
$265 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$42k - $95k
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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?

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 38 responses, the job of Boilermaker has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.05 out of 5. On average, Boilermakers are highly satisfied with their job.