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Boilermakers Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of boilermakers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare boilermakers salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Boilermakers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,600
25th Percentile Wage
$52,020
50th Percentile Wage
$61,150
75th Percentile Wage
$82,520
90th Percentile Wage
$82,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for boilermakers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $82,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid boilermakers is $41,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of boilermakers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,150
-1.03% 18.92%
2016
$61,780
7.95% -
2015
$56,870
11.73% -
2014
$50,200
-0.22% -
2013
$50,310
1.45% -
2012
$49,580
- -

Compare Boilermakers Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of boilermakers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $82,520. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $48,570). For detailed boilermakers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$82,520
Federal government, including USPS
$82,520
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,150
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,130
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,980
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,410
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$53,190
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,570

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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