The salary statistics of boilermakers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare boilermakers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for boilermakers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) boilermakers is $90,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid boilermakers is $39,250.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of boilermakers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of boilermakers in 14 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for boilermakers occupations is the foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry with an annual salary $74,740. The lowest paying industry is the electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors industry (annual salary $44,690). For detailed boilermakers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .