Boilermakers Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of boilermakers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare boilermakers salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Boilermakers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,620
25th Percentile Wage
$42,810
50th Percentile Wage
$54,000
75th Percentile Wage
$65,550
90th Percentile Wage
$78,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for boilermakers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $78,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid boilermakers is $34,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,000
-2.69% 20.39%
2016
$55,450
5.79% -
2015
$52,240
6.11% -
2014
$49,050
6.61% -
2013
$45,810
6.16% -
2012
$42,990
- -

Compare Boilermakers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of boilermakers in 19 industries in the manufacturing 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 petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $73,630. The lowest paying industry is the wood product manufacturing industry (annual salary $41,940). For detailed boilermakers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$73,630
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$73,630
Chemical Manufacturing
$60,890
Chemical Manufacturing
$60,860
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$60,640
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$56,680
Forging and Stamping
$56,000
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$55,940
Machinery Manufacturing
$55,790
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$54,660
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$54,180
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$53,530
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,730
Ship and Boat Building
$52,210
Machinery Manufacturing
$51,760
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$49,100
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$46,380
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$42,470
Wood Product Manufacturing
$41,940

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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