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Boiler Operator Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$57,918 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,043

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Boiler Operator is $57,918 a year and $28 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Boiler Operator is between $41,952 and $71,177. 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 Charleston, South Carolina.

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.

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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 Charleston, South Carolina, 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:
$67,143
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Boiler Operator Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

Plant Operator
Nov 19
Ladson, SC, USA
Flagship Facility Services
Maintains and operates Boilers, Chillers, Air compressors, Cooling towers, Split case pumps, Emergency generators and electrical equipment. Records data on equipment on a daily bases. Makes ...
Utility Plant Operator
Oct 2
Ladson, United States
Flagship Facility Services
Maintains and operates Boilers, Chillers, Air compressors, Cooling towers, Split case pumps, Emergency generators and electrical equipment. Records data on equipment on a daily bases. Makes ...
Forming Lead Operator
Dec 3
Goose Creek, United States
Pegasus Steel, Llc
SUMMARY leads and coordinates activities of production workers engaged in expediting flow of material, parts and assemblies within or between departments of plant. Responsible for the programming and ...
Operations Manager
Dec 12
Charleston, SC, USA
Leading Building Materials Company
Monitors branch operating expenses such as stationery expenditures and freight costs Conducts branch quality meetings to communicate information and resolve problems * Assists with requests relating ...
Machine Operator--3rd Shift
Nov 13
Charleston, SC, USA
Lincoln Electric
Under direct supervision, the Machine Operator I will perform the following: · Operate mills, drill presses, lathes and CNC machines for the manufacturing process · Monitor machine operations to ...

The average pay for a Boiler Operator is $57,918 a year and $28 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Boiler Operator is between $41,952 and $71,177. 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 Charleston, South Carolina.

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.

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