Stationary Engineer Salary

stationary-engineer-salary-chart-template.jpgStationary engineers maintain and operate mechanical equipment such as stationary engines and boilers to provide utilities for industrial processes and buildings. Equipment operated include: steam engines, turbines, motors, generators, and steam boilers.

Salary

The average salary of stationary engineers is $54,860 a year. The median salary is $53,560 yearly. The bottom 10% earns at most $33,600 annually, while the top 10% earns at least $78,050 yearly.

The best industries for employment are general medical and surgical hospitals (5,400 employed; $57,350 average annually); colleges, universities, and professional schools (3,490 employed; $51,520); and local government (3,050 employed; $66,090). The top paying industry is the postal service, paying $74,360 on average a year.

The top three paying states are Illinois ($68,810), Hawaii ($68,260), and the District of Columbia ($68,240).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of stationary engineers is likely to increase by 3% over 2012 and 2022. This is much slower than average.

Stationary Engineer Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $29,330 $47,790 $68,640 $48,280
Alaska $46,190 $66,580 $77,990 $64,370
Arizona $33,150 $46,380 $61,210 $48,220
Arkansas $21,690 $34,740 $57,670 $37,210
California $47,840 $65,680 $88,380 $66,200
Colorado $33,440 $51,430 $69,780 $51,680
Connecticut $43,770 $57,200 $80,520 $59,350
Delaware $42,560 $56,100 $62,840 $54,480
Florida $26,200 $38,830 $68,070 $42,630
Georgia $26,450 $47,110 $71,260 $47,880
Hawaii $46,100 $71,210 $90,160 $68,260
Idaho $28,670 $39,980 $59,090 $41,940
Illinois $49,240 $69,910 $90,690 $68,810
Indiana $28,360 $51,040 $71,380 $49,950
Iowa $32,220 $46,450 $57,710 $45,090
Kansas $46,980 $61,150 $74,280 $59,410
Kentucky $23,210 $35,490 $66,500 $39,560
Louisiana $35,190 $62,270 $75,440 $57,000
Maine $29,610 $45,050 $63,620 $46,100
Maryland $40,230 $54,990 $74,670 $55,750
Massachusetts $38,400 $53,800 $73,910 $54,580
Michigan $39,750 $56,540 $73,750 $56,060
Minnesota $41,350 $54,650 $71,100 $54,840
Mississippi $20,510 $24,330 $55,710 $33,490
Missouri $28,270 $44,200 $80,630 $50,190
Montana $36,280 $66,920 $86,830 $62,720
Nebraska $30,630 $42,900 $55,660 $42,450
Nevada $43,070 $57,550 $74,760 $58,490
New Hampshire $40,580 $50,690 $59,700 $49,920
New Jersey $39,660 $52,180 $67,470 $52,230
New Mexico $26,420 $48,410 $61,120 $45,720
New York $43,470 $61,540 $107,680 $67,870
North Carolina $28,650 $42,430 $62,840 $44,260
North Dakota $34,060 $44,800 $59,720 $45,980
Ohio $38,360 $50,940 $68,020 $51,280
Oklahoma $27,250 $47,750 $60,720 $46,430
Oregon $31,590 $51,900 $74,290 $52,860
Pennsylvania $33,870 $44,430 $58,450 $45,330
Rhode Island $39,520 $50,760 $69,460 $51,710
South Carolina $28,640 $50,790 $74,360 $50,810
South Dakota $25,770 $40,260 $52,380 $39,550
Tennessee $28,720 $48,350 $60,770 $46,880
Texas $26,990 $43,390 $66,590 $44,790
Utah $33,060 $53,160 $71,540 $51,710
Vermont $25,770 $36,060 $65,580 $41,100
Virginia $28,310 $43,550 $66,400 $45,140
Washington $35,950 $58,550 $74,620 $57,360
West Virginia $27,940 $42,510 $57,970 $42,680
Wisconsin $31,860 $47,670 $63,270 $48,310
Wyoming $50,040 $65,050 $74,800 $62,670