$62,473
Avg. Salary
$29.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,008

Bonus

$2,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Stationary Engineer is $29.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Stationary Engineer is $62,473 per year.

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$20.94
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$29.40
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MEDIAN $29.40
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$42k
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$96k
90%
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MEDIAN $62,473
$41,827 - $96,252
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MEDIAN: $62,473
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$0$99K
Salary $41,827 - $96,252
Bonus $0.00 - $5,061
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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$44,228 - $99,989
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 148
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $20.94 - $44.93
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $29.56 - $71.76
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,061
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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$44,228 - $99,989
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 475

Job Description for Stationary Engineer

Stationary engineers, also known as power engineers, operate industrial machinery and equipment to ensure their facility has an adequate supply of energy. They may operate electrical, refrigeration, steam and mechanical equipment, as well as turbines, air conditioning equipment, combustion engines, pumps, air compressors and other equipment at their facility. They must regularly maintain all machinery and equipment in accordance with equipment manuals, and they troubleshoot machinery and equipment problems that arise. Stationary engineers need to efficiently and effectively track work orders and report on progress, as well as respond to all maintenance-related requests in a timely manner.

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Stationary Engineer Tasks
  • Monitor and record data from a variety of sources and equipment.
  • Adjust intake and outflow to ensure functionality.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, ensuring safety of personnel.
  • Analyze data and create maintenance and repair schedules.

Common Career Paths for Stationary Engineer


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Although many Stationary Engineers transition into Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $52K.

Stationary Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Stationary Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Stationary Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Stationary Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 92 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stationary Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Stationary Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 122 salaries. A Stationary Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 112 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

21%

-33%

National Average: $63,473

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Stationary Engineers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 68 percent above the national average. Stationary Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+24 percent), San Francisco (+16 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and Denver (+3 percent). Stationary Engineers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Stationary Engineers in Tulsa bring in salaries that are 32 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Buffalo (32 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively).

Stationary Engineer Advice

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Key Stats for Stationary Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
34%

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Experience Affects Stationary Engineer Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$63,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Stationary Engineer Salaries

Plant Maintenance
▲20%

HVAC System Design
▲4%

National Average
$63,000

Maintenance
▼1%

Plumbing
▼2%

HVAC
▼7%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 10%