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
$39,250
25th Percentile Wage
$51,610
50th Percentile Wage
$65,280
75th Percentile Wage
$77,600
90th Percentile Wage
$90,600

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,2802.14%6.02%
201563,880-2.24%-
201465,3103.94%-
201362,7402.22%-
201261,350--

Compare Boilermakers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

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
$74,740
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$71,880
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$67,150
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$66,930
Nonresidential Building Construction
$66,780
Specialty Trade Contractors
$66,680
Building Equipment Contractors
$65,830
Utility System Construction
$65,680
Construction of Buildings
$65,380
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$64,450
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$63,460
Building Finishing Contractors
$58,210
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$53,820
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$44,690

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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