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How much does a Boilermaker make in the United States?

Average Boilermaker Hourly Wage in the United States

Boilermakers earn a median hourly wage of $28.90. Hourly wages typically start from $17.70 and go up to $41.49.

Average Boilermaker Yearly Salary in the United States

Boilermakers earn a median salary of $60,120 per year. Salaries typically start from $36,810 and go up to $86,290.

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Boilermaker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Boilermaker Earnings

The highest earning Boilermakers in the United States earn:

$41.49
an hour
$86,290
per year
Senior Boilermaker Earnings

Senior Boilermakers in the United States earn:

$35.70
an hour
$74,250
per year
Experienced Boilermaker Earnings

Experienced Boilermakers in the United States earn:

$28.90
an hour
$60,120
per year
Junior Boilermaker Earnings

Junior Boilermakers in the United States earn:

$22.98
an hour
$47,800
per year
Starting Boilermaker Earnings

Starting Boilermakers in the United States earn:

$17.70
an hour
$36,810
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Boilermaker salary comparison

Boilermakers earn more than 84% percent of Trades careers. Boilermaker salaries are in the top 73% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Boilermakers in the United States

Boilermaker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Boilermaker Salary in Alaska $38.98 $81,090 # 1
Boilermaker Salary in Missouri $37.10 $77,170 # 2
Boilermaker Salary in California $39.28 $81,710 # 3
Boilermaker Salary in Iowa $35.12 $73,040 # 4
Boilermaker Salary in New York $35.40 $73,640 # 5
Boilermaker Salary in New Hampshire $34.56 $71,880 # 6
Boilermaker Salary in New Jersey $34.90 $72,600 # 7
Boilermaker Salary in Michigan $33.44 $69,560 # 8
Boilermaker Salary in West Virginia $34.38 $71,510 # 9
Boilermaker Salary in Wyoming $33.69 $70,070 # 10
Boilermaker Salary in Maryland $33.04 $68,730 # 11
Boilermaker Salary in Minnesota $34.54 $71,840 # 12
Boilermaker Salary in Indiana $33.40 $69,460 # 13
Boilermaker Salary in Colorado $33.00 $68,630 # 14
Boilermaker Salary in Montana $33.01 $68,660 # 15
Boilermaker Salary in Georgia $29.21 $60,750 # 16
Boilermaker Salary in Wisconsin $32.72 $68,050 # 17
Boilermaker Salary in Pennsylvania $30.17 $62,760 # 18
Boilermaker Salary in Connecticut $30.44 $63,310 # 19
Boilermaker Salary in Mississippi $28.28 $58,810 # 20
Boilermaker Salary in Nevada $33.18 $69,010 # 21
Boilermaker Salary in Tennessee $29.14 $60,610 # 22
Boilermaker Salary in Illinois $29.68 $61,740 # 23
Boilermaker Salary in Utah $26.67 $55,470 # 24
Boilermaker Salary in Idaho $31.82 $66,190 # 25
Boilermaker Salary in Kansas $25.30 $52,610 # 26
Boilermaker Salary in Ohio $27.88 $57,990 # 27
Boilermaker Salary in Texas $28.24 $58,730 # 28
Boilermaker Salary in Arizona $23.37 $48,610 # 29
Boilermaker Salary in Oregon $27.98 $58,210 # 30
Boilermaker Salary in Massachusetts $29.10 $60,520 # 31
Boilermaker Salary in New Mexico $27.67 $57,560 # 32
Boilermaker Salary in Oklahoma $26.84 $55,830 # 33
Boilermaker Salary in Virginia $25.07 $52,140 # 34
Boilermaker Salary in Washington $27.24 $56,650 # 35
Boilermaker Salary in Louisiana $26.28 $54,660 # 36
Boilermaker Salary in Kentucky $26.49 $55,100 # 37
Boilermaker Salary in Florida $24.41 $50,780 # 38
Boilermaker Salary in Nebraska $24.65 $51,270 # 39
Boilermaker Salary in Alabama $23.95 $49,810 # 40
Boilermaker Salary in North Carolina $23.14 $48,120 # 41
Boilermaker Salary in South Carolina $24.71 $51,400 # 42
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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