Stationary Engineer and Boiler Operator Salary Information in Tennessee

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,460
25th Percentile Wage
$37,780
50th Percentile Wage
$55,840
75th Percentile Wage
$63,660
90th Percentile Wage
$74,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for stationary engineers and boiler operators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.20
25th Percentile Wage
$18.16
50th Percentile Wage
$26.85
75th Percentile Wage
$30.61
90th Percentile Wage
$35.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for stationary engineers and boiler operators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.65. The median hourly salary is $26.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.20.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of stationary engineers and boiler operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,8400.84%13.41%
201555,3701.90%-
201454,3204.77%-
201351,7306.53%-
201248,350--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of stationary engineers and boiler operators in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of stationary engineers and boiler operators in state of Tennessee ranges from $24,400 to $63,610. The highest paying area for stationary engineers and boiler operators in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $63,610. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $60,410). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$63,610
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$60,410
Memphis
$57,900
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$29,870
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$24,400



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