Insulator Salary

Male Insulators number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $18.07 per hour in the United States. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — just over two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Insulators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,394 - $90,500
$28K
$49K
$90K
MEDIAN: $49,144
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50%
90%

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$12.03 - $27.96
$12
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.16
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$0$90K
Salary $28,394 - $90,500
Bonus $506 - $3,034
Profit Sharing $504
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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$26,802 - $71,543
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $12.03 - $27.96
Overtime $17.65 - $42.30
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $506 - $3,034
Profit Sharing $504
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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$26,802 - $71,543
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 300

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Job Description for Insulator

Insulators are responsible for applying, removing, and repairing materials in pipes, ductwork, industrial equipment, and other mechanical systems in order to control and maintain temperatures and/or noise.

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Insulator Tasks

  • Affix insulation materials to hot or cold regulation systems to maintain a constant temperature.
  • Apply finishing materials to secured insulation, such as plastic, canvas, sealants, cement, or metal.
  • Employ safety protocols in the handling of hazardous materials, such as lead and asbestos.
  • Use various hand and power tools to customize insulation materials to pipes, refrigeration systems, ducts, or other surfaces.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insulator

Pay by Experience for an Insulator has a positive trend. An entry-level Insulator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 159 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insulator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Insulator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 72 salaries. An Insulator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 37 salaries.

Insulator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Insulator?

Insulator in Houston:
"Its ok."
Pros: The thing I like working in Houston is there's always work.
Cons: The only thing I don't like is there's always traffic in Houston.

Insulator in Oklahoma City:
"This job sucks well at least the company I work for do."
Pros: Nothing pay is horrible. Its not a place to workbif u wanna make money.
Cons: Pay is horrible. Crew members never on time. Plus we can't keep a client.

Key Stats for Insulator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Insulator Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 43%
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