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Highest Paying States for Boilermakers

The highest paying states for boilermakers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of boilermakers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $85,180, Pennsylvania is the highest paying state for boilermakers. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $81,090). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of boilermakers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Boilermakers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Pennsylvania
$85,180
$54,380 420
2 Alaska
$81,090
$55,180 50
3 Kentucky
$80,810
$46,680 420
4 Illinois
$77,570
$51,890 340
5 New Hampshire
$76,170
$57,780 80
6 Nevada
$74,140
$49,280 40
7 Indiana
$74,040
$53,770 1,410
8 Iowa
$73,040
$48,120 60
9 Minnesota
$71,230
$48,260 60
10 Ohio
$70,350
$44,840 660
11 Montana
$70,270
$29,750 150
12 Wisconsin
$69,780
$29,360 190
13 Georgia
$69,650
$29,180 380
14 Wyoming
$69,580
$48,550 450
15 Massachusetts
$69,450
$41,990 290
16 Michigan
$68,540
$40,480 210
17 West Virginia
$68,430
$53,240 110
18 California
$67,650
$32,450 270
19 Idaho
$67,400
$41,830 90
20 Colorado
$65,290
$44,600 70
21 North Dakota
$65,090
$38,290 450
22 Maryland
$64,980
$47,120 60
23 Connecticut
$64,930
$51,080 290
24 District of Columbia
$63,460
$35,840 60
25 Florida
$62,350
$36,970 560
26 Washington
$60,580
$47,390 220
27 New York
$60,490
$42,090 360
28 Oklahoma
$59,310
$32,960 250
29 Kansas
$59,100
$27,510 30
30 Utah
$58,710
$24,840 100
31 Texas
$58,640
$40,650 3,220
32 New Mexico
$57,880
$26,150 230
33 Louisiana
$57,770
$38,000 1,510
34 Missouri
$57,660
$24,170 140
35 Oregon
$56,810
$43,340 100
36 Virginia
$56,630
$39,090 380
37 Tennessee
$56,340
$39,280 430
38 South Carolina
$56,080
$24,250 240
39 New Jersey
$55,450
$33,890 300
40 Nebraska
$55,330
$38,590 0
41 Arizona
$53,880
$41,150 70
42 North Carolina
$49,590
$34,800 210
43 Mississippi
$49,250
$39,230 140
44 Alabama
$47,230
$32,980 190
45 Vermont
$46,110
$32,820 70
46 Arkansas
$35,490
$24,410 120
47 Puerto Rico
$21,710
$16,700 40

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of boilermakers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for boilermakers, Top Paying Jobs in America.