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Boilermakers Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for boilermakers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of boilermakers amongst Tennessee cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Boilermakers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,230
25th Percentile Wage
$53,940
50th Percentile Wage
$67,260
75th Percentile Wage
$80,320
90th Percentile Wage
$80,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for boilermakers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.74
25th Percentile Wage
$25.93
50th Percentile Wage
$32.34
75th Percentile Wage
$38.61
90th Percentile Wage
$38.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for boilermakers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.61. The median hourly salary is $32.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.74.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of boilermakers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201667,2609.89%7.51%
201560,610-2.89%-
201362,3600.24%-
201262,210--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Boilermakers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of boilermakers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of boilermakers in state of Tennessee ranges from $53,890 to $80,320. The highest paying area for boilermakers in Tennessee is Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $80,320. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $58,880). The lowest paying area is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $53,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$80,320
Chattanooga
$58,880
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$53,890


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