Stationary Engineer and Boiler Operator Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for stationary engineers and boiler operators in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of stationary engineers and boiler operators among Michigan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,560
25th Percentile Wage
$58,080
50th Percentile Wage
$69,530
75th Percentile Wage
$77,010
90th Percentile Wage
$81,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for stationary engineers and boiler operators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of stationary engineers and boiler operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,530
3.65% 18.68%
2016
$66,990
8.33% -
2015
$61,410
5.34% -
2014
$58,130
2.01% -
2013
$56,960
0.74% -
2012
$56,540
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of stationary engineers and boiler operators in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of stationary engineers and boiler operators in state of Michigan ranges from $42,060 to $72,860. The highest paying area for stationary engineers and boiler operators in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $72,860. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $72,230). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$72,860
Lansing-East Lansing
$72,230
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$68,090
Ann Arbor
$64,970
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$63,000
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$62,920
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$59,730
Kalamazoo-Portage
$49,900
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$42,060




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