Boilermakers Salary in Sector of Construction

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.

Average Annual Salary of Boilermakers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,870
25th Percentile Wage
$54,060
50th Percentile Wage
$65,380
75th Percentile Wage
$78,150
90th Percentile Wage
$91,450

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 $91,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid boilermakers is $41,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of boilermakers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,380
0.15% 6.16%
2016
$65,280
2.14% -
2015
$63,880
-2.24% -
2014
$65,310
3.94% -
2013
$62,740
2.22% -
2012
$61,350
- -

Compare Boilermakers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of boilermakers in 17 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 other building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $75,920. The lowest paying industry is the building finishing contractors industry (annual salary $36,670). For detailed boilermakers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$75,920
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$74,930
Masonry Contractors
$72,780
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$70,680
Building Equipment Contractors
$70,120
Specialty Trade Contractors
$70,070
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$68,300
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$68,170
Utility System Construction
$65,530
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$65,150
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$64,450
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$64,160
Nonresidential Building Construction
$62,490
Construction of Buildings
$61,320
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$57,800
Residential Building Construction
$55,430
Building Finishing Contractors
$36,670

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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