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Estimated employment180
Mean wage$31.52
Entry wage$24.69
10th percentile wage$22.14
50th percentile wage$31.73
90th percentile wage$40.37
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Boilermakers (47-2011)
Construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Assist in testing assembled vessels. Direct cleaning of boilers and boiler furnaces. Inspect and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$31.73 $26.49  $5.24
2016$30.54+3.9%$25.50 +3.9%$5.04
2015$30.04+1.7%$25.08 +1.7%$4.96
2014$29.40+2.2%$24.54 +2.2%$4.85
2013$28.95+1.5%$24.17 +1.5%$4.78
2012$28.70+.9%$23.96 +.9%$4.74
2011$28.28+1.5%$23.61 +1.5%$4.67
2010$27.96+1.2%$23.34 +1.2%$4.62
2009$27.66+1.1%$23.09 +1.1%$4.57
2008$26.74+3.4%$22.33 +3.4%$4.42
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$31.73 $22.06  $9.67
2016$30.54+3.9%$21.36 +3.3%$9.18
2015$30.04+1.7%$20.91 +2.1%$9.14
2014$29.40+2.2%$20.46 +2.2%$8.94
2013$28.95+1.5%$20.05 +2.1%$8.90
2012$28.70+.9%$19.70 +1.7%$9.00
2011$28.28+1.5%$19.39 +1.6%$8.89
2010$27.96+1.2%$19.07 +1.7%$8.89
2009$27.66+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$8.85
2008$26.74+3.4%$18.33 +2.6%$8.41

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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