Information About Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators

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Training

Stationary engineers and boiler operators need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Stationary engineers and boiler operators
Training for Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators
Percent
Less than High School 7.1
High School 42.4
Some College 30.5
Associates Degree 8.8
Bachelors Degree 8.9
Masters Degree 2.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment

Represents about 41,000 people in the United States- 2.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more stationary engineers and boiler operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 9,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, stationary engineers and boiler operators make $25.87 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Stationary engineers and boiler operators $15.80 $20.30 $25.50 $30.90 $36.10
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, stationary engineers and boiler operators make $53,800 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Stationary engineers and boiler operators $33,050 $42,250 $53,070 $64,330 $75,210
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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