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Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Job Information

Operate or maintain stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or industrial processes. Operate equipment, such as steam engines, generators, motors, turbines, and steam boilers.


  • Workers usually acquire their skills through a formal apprenticeship program or through on-the-job training.
  • Licensure is required in many States and is a prerequisite for many job openings.
  • Employment is projected to grow more slowly than average, and applicants may face competition for jobs.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $53,070/yr ($26.54/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma