Information About Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators

Training Requirements for Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators

Stationary engineers and boiler operators need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Stationary engineers and boiler operators
Training for Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators
Percent
Less than High School 6.1
High School 39.2
Some College 31.7
Associates Degree 10.6
Bachelors Degree 10.1
Masters Degree 1.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment outlook for Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators

Represents about 39,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more stationary engineers and boiler operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 11,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, stationary engineers and boiler operators make $29.52 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Stationary engineers and boiler operators $16.90 $22.34 $28.56 $35.84 $44.85
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Plant and system operators $15.71 $20.71 $27.93 $36.29 $44.47
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, stationary engineers and boiler operators make $61,410 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Stationary engineers and boiler operators $35,150 $46,470 $59,400 $74,550 $93,300
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Plant and system operators $32,680 $43,080 $58,100 $75,490 $92,500
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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