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
$34,560
25th Percentile Wage
$43,690
50th Percentile Wage
$55,450
75th Percentile Wage
$66,400
90th Percentile Wage
$78,390

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 $78,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid boilermakers is $34,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,4505.79%22.47%
201552,2406.11%-
201449,0506.61%-
201345,8106.16%-
201242,990--

Compare Boilermakers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of boilermakers in twelve 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 $70,310. The lowest paying industry is the ventilation, heating, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturing industry (annual salary $46,380). For detailed boilermakers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$70,310
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$70,310
Chemical Manufacturing
$60,860
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$60,640
Ship and Boat Building
$60,090
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$60,070
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$55,940
Machinery Manufacturing
$55,790
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$54,180
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$53,110
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$49,100
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$46,380

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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