How much does a Stationary Engineer I make in the United States? The average Stationary Engineer I salary in the United States is $50,087 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $44,472 and $57,835. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Stationary Engineer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Stationary Engineer I Salary $39,360 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Stationary Engineer I Salary $44,472 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Stationary Engineer I Salary $50,087 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Stationary Engineer I Salary $57,835 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Stationary Engineer I Salary $64,889 US April 24, 2024
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Troubleshooting: Troubleshooting is a form of problem solving, often applied to repair failed products or processes on a machine or a system. It is a logical, systematic search for the source of a problem in order to solve it, and make the product or process operational again. Troubleshooting is needed to identify the symptoms. Determining the most likely cause is a process of elimination—eliminating potential causes of a problem. Finally, troubleshooting requires confirmation that the solution restores the product or process to its working state. In general, troubleshooting is the identification or diagnosis of "trouble" in the management flow of a system caused by a failure of some kind. The problem is initially described as symptoms of malfunction, and troubleshooting is the process of determining and remedying the causes of these symptoms. A system can be described in terms of its expected, desired or intended behavior (usually, for artificial systems, its purpose). Events or inputs to the system are expected to generate specific results or outputs. (For example, selecting the "print" option from various computer applications is intended to result in a hardcopy emerging from some specific device). Any unexpected or undesirable behavior is a symptom. Troubleshooting is the process of isolating the specific cause or causes of the symptom. Frequently the symptom is a failure of the product or process to produce any results. (Nothing was printed, for example). Corrective action can then be taken to prevent further failures of a similar kind.


Life Insurance: Life Insurance can be defined as a contract between an insurance policy holder and an insurance company, where the insurer promises to pay a sum of money in exchange for a premium, upon the death of an insured person or after a set period


Professional Development: Professional development refers to continuing education and career training after a person has entered the workforce in order to help them develop new skills, stay up-to-date on current trends, and advance their career.

Troubleshooting 12.64%
Life Insurance 2.88%
Professional Development 1.32%
Others 83.16%

Job Description for Stationary Engineer I

Stationary Engineer I operates, repairs, and maintains stationary equipment including boilers, generators, refrigeration, and turbines in buildings, plants or industrial facilities. Ensures that equipment is operating safely and within established limits. Being a Stationary Engineer I conducts monitoring and failure analysis of meters, gauges and controls to determine the need for repair or replacement of parts. Performs preventative maintenance and documents completed procedures. Additionally, Stationary Engineer I requires a high school diploma. Typically requires Boiler Operator State License. May require EPA Universal Certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Stationary Engineer I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Career Path for Stationary Engineer I

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For Stationary Engineer I, the upper level is Stationary Engineer II and then progresses to Stationary Engineer Supervisor.

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Stationary Engineer I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Stationary Engineer I, the highest Stationary Engineer I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Stationary Engineer I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Stationary Engineer I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Stationary Engineer I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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