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Boilermaker Fitter Salary

$68,872 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$2,576

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Boilermaker Fitter is $68,872 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Boilermaker Fitter is between $49,466 and $84,918. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Boilermaker Fitter. 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.

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Description:
  • Positions, aligns, and secures structural parts and related assemblies of pressure vessels, such as boilers, tanks, and vats in specified relationship for subsequent permanent assembly by boilermaker i or welder, boilermaker.
  • Locates and marks position of parts, using measuring tape, transit, square, and plumb bob.
  • Signals rigger to lift parts into position.
  • Aligns parts to specified fit, using dogs, wedges, turnbuckles, jacks, hammers, and drift pins.
  • Cuts, files, and grinds seams and joints to attain specified fit, using cutting torch, file, and power grinder.
  • Straightens or reshapes bent plates or structure, using hammer, jacks, and torch.
  • Clamps, bolts, or tack-welds parts in place for final welding or bolting.
  • Climbs framework or ladders to position, fit, or secure parts.
  • May fit plates, structures, or pipes to repair ships.
Boilermaker Fitter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Boilermakers

Job family population: 13,870

Estimated population of Boilermaker Fitter jobs: 2,664

Rate of error: 4.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,841
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Boilermaker Fitter Job Listings for United States

Boilermaker/Welder - San Diego
Nov 5
San Diego, CA, USA
R.F. MacDonald Company
Boilermaker/Welder (Boiler Pressure Vessel Welder) position for dutiful completion of ... Capable of pipe fitting to ASME, state and local codes. * Evaluate basic boiler room systems (steam ...
Processing Boilermaker Welder 5
Oct 8
Miami, United States
Capstone Mining
... senior journeyman level boilermaker/welder, you will support the needs of the processing ... from traditional fittings. • Demonstrated leadership ability and ability to work in a team ...
Industrial Ironworker
Nov 21
Elkton, VA, USA
Gillmann Services Inc.
Should have at least 2 - 3 years as an apprentice/helper in one of the mechanical areas such as Ironworker, Boilermaker, Pipefitter-Bolt Up, Pipefitter Fabricator or Welding * Should have at least ...
Industrial/Mechanical Purchasing Manager (Up to $90k!!)
Dec 4
Buena Park, United States
Jobot
Established by WWII Veteran and renowned Boilermaker, we have become synonymous with rapid and ... piping, fitting, plumbing, mechanical, etc.) Strong estimating and budgeting skills Strong ...

The average pay for a Boilermaker Fitter is $68,872 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Boilermaker Fitter is between $49,466 and $84,918. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Boilermaker Fitter. 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.

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Boilermaker/Welder - San Diego
Nov 5
San Diego, CA, USA
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Boilermaker/Welder (Boiler Pressure Vessel Welder) position for dutiful completion of ... Capable of pipe fitting to ASME, state and local codes. * Evaluate basic boiler room systems (steam ...
Processing Boilermaker Welder 5
Oct 8
Miami, United States
Capstone Mining
... senior journeyman level boilermaker/welder, you will support the needs of the processing ... from traditional fittings. • Demonstrated leadership ability and ability to work in a team ...
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