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Boilermakers Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for boilermakers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of boilermakers among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Boilermakers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,920
25th Percentile Wage
$59,570
50th Percentile Wage
$81,580
75th Percentile Wage
$95,640
90th Percentile Wage
$103,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for boilermakers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.12
25th Percentile Wage
$28.64
50th Percentile Wage
$39.22
75th Percentile Wage
$45.98
90th Percentile Wage
$49.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for boilermakers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.73. The median hourly salary is $39.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.12.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of boilermakers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,580-0.16%12.75%
201581,710-1.22%-
201482,7101.10%-
201381,80012.98%-
201271,180--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Boilermakers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of boilermakers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of boilermakers in state of California ranges from $65,540 to $88,520. The highest paying area for boilermakers in California is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with a median annual salary of $88,520. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana (mean annual salary $85,860). The lowest paying area is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine with a median annual salary of $65,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$88,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$85,860
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$76,500
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$74,960
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$65,540



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