Boilermaker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Boilermaker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
North Dakota $84,270
Pennsylvania $82,700
Nebraska $77,750
Kentucky $84,930
Michigan $73,780
Ohio $73,040
Indiana $73,120
Colorado $72,250
California $70,590
New York $64,330
Wyoming $71,800
Illinois $67,360
New Jersey $65,510
West Virginia $70,170
Connecticut $68,110
Tennessee $72,680
Washington $62,550
Montana $72,520
Massachusetts $60,930
Minnesota $64,360
North Carolina $62,140
Georgia $62,010
Maryland $59,800
Oregon $61,860
Louisiana $59,470
South Carolina $59,230
New Mexico $59,970
Utah $59,310
Florida $58,270
Wisconsin $62,500
Texas $57,570
Virginia $55,010
Alabama $56,350
Oklahoma $51,500
Missouri $43,150
Arkansas $44,310
Nevada $35,750

How do boilermaker salaries compare to similar careers?

Boilermakers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than biofuels production managers but more than water treatment plant operators.

Career Median Salary
Biofuels production manager salary $103K
Occupational health specialist salary $64K
Power plant operator salary $65K
Industrial production manager salary $78K
Boilermaker salary $54K
Petroleum pump system operator salary $71K
Industrial designer salary $52K
Rigger salary $43K
Water treatment plant operator salary $41K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)