May 4, 2023
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How Much Money Does a Boilermaker Make?

How much money does a boilermaker make? 

Boilermakers earn an average annual base salary of $66,252, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $33.13/hour.  

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest 10% of boilermakers earned more than $99,920 annually.  

Boilermakers manufacture and install boilers, tanks and other large vessels that contain liquids and gases. To learn more about boiler making, check out our boilermaker career page. 


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