(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Boiler Operator Salary

$62,855 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,131

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Boiler Operator is $62,855 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Boiler Operator is between $45,528 and $77,244. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Boiler Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

Average Salary Chart

Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 
arrow_downward
Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills
arrow_downward
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Description:
  • Operates automatically fired boilers to generate steam that supplies heat or power for buildings or industrial processes.
  • Lights gas- or oil-fed burners, using torch.
  • Starts pulverizer and stoker to grind and feed coal into furnace of boiler.
  • Observes pressure, temperature, and draft meters on panel to verify specified operation of automatic combustion control systems, feed water regulators, stoker, pulverizer, and burners.
Boiler Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Job family population: 31,710

Estimated population of Boiler Operator jobs: 3,472

Rate of error: 2.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,866
5 Year Change:
16 %
Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo

About United States

United States Cost of Living Score:

Boiler Operator Job Listings for United States

Boiler Operator FT/40HRS
Dec 11
Santa Fe, United States
Christus Health
New Mexico Boiler Operator's certification. Valid New Mexico Driver's license and proof of auto insurance required. SKILLS: Basic electrical skills required. HVAC, boiler, plumbing and mechanical ...
Stationary Engineer - Travis AFB O&M
Nov 20
Fairfield, CA, USA
J&J Worldwide Services
Qualified Boiler Operator * BOC- Building Operator Certification * Backflow Prevention Certification * Knowledge of NFPA, NEC, TJC, OSHA, Local, State and Federal Codes Work Environment * Work is ...
Stationary Engineer
Nov 13
us
Quality Control International, LLC
... Boiler Operator License Benefits: * Union Position * Paid Holidays (10 Government) * Health & Welfare * Vacation (2 weeks paid after 1 year of service) * Pension * Sick Days * DHS background check ...
7334 Stationary Engineer
Nov 14
San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco Department of Public Health
Troubleshooting and making operating repairs and adjustments to boilers, H.V.A.C. chillers, refrigeration systems, switchboards, controls (DDC, DGP, SCADA), elevators, and other machinery
Stationary Engineer
Nov 11
Columbia, United States
Palmetto Health
This includes being proficient at starting, stopping, andswitching between boilers as appropriate. Also, performing anddocumenting periodic checks to ensure operating conditions are withintolerance

The average pay for a Boiler Operator is $62,855 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Boiler Operator is between $45,528 and $77,244. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Boiler Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo

Salaries By Location

Boiler Operator
Boiler Operator
Visit our white paper page

Download white papers like our popular quarterly national compensation forecast report.

Similar Job Titles

Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources
Boiler Operator FT/40HRS
Dec 11
Santa Fe, United States
Christus Health
New Mexico Boiler Operator's certification. Valid New Mexico Driver's license and proof of auto insurance required. SKILLS: Basic electrical skills required. HVAC, boiler, plumbing and mechanical ...
Stationary Engineer - Travis AFB O&M
Nov 20
Fairfield, CA, USA
J&J Worldwide Services
Qualified Boiler Operator * BOC- Building Operator Certification * Backflow Prevention Certification * Knowledge of NFPA, NEC, TJC, OSHA, Local, State and Federal Codes Work Environment * Work is ...
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources