Stationary Engineer Salary

A Stationary Engineer earns an average wage of $28.33 per hour. A skill in Plant Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$41,302 - $97,392
$41K
$61K
$97K
MEDIAN: $60,984
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50%
90%

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$21.48 - $44.68
$21
$29
$45
MEDIAN: $29.32
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$0$100K
Salary $41,302 - $97,392
Bonus $0.00 - $4,500
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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$44,407 - $100,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $21.48 - $44.68
Overtime $29.39 - $71.40
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,500
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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$44,407 - $100,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 247

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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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

National Average: $63,101

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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 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Stationary Engineer Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$63,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Stationary Engineer Salaries

Plant Maintenance
▲21%

HVAC System Design
▲5%

National Average
$63,000

Plumbing
▼1%

Maintenance
▼1%

HVAC
▼6%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 10%