Boiler Mechanic

Code: 47-2011.00

Also known as: Boiler Maker, Boiler Mechanic, Boiler Repairman, Boiler Service Technician, Boiler Technician, Boilermaker, Boilermaker Mechanic, Boilermaker Pipe Fitter, Boilermaker Welder, Service Technician

Description: If you live in a city that is subject to winter climate changes, then you probably have a boiler in your home. Boiler Mechanics assemble, repair and maintain boiler systems for households and commercial environments. They are also used in several industrial environments that work with the storage and use of large quantities of liquids and gases. Boiler Mechanics obtain a high school diploma or GED before continuing their education with a 5-year apprenticeship. During this time, they will receive both technical training and perform paid on-the-job training.

Boiler Mechanic

Typical wages

10% $39,620
25% $53,240
Median $65,360
75% $81,150
90% $99,920
10% $19.05
25% $25.59
Median $31.42
75% $39.02
90% $48.04

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,400