Boiler Operators


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
110200
100457
Boiler Operators

Boiler Operators - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Manufacturers
  • Hospitals
  • Schools, colleges, and universities
  • Local, state, and federal government agencies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is growing slower than average. Workers will be needed for routine maintenance and to ensure that the equipment is working properly. Construction of large buildings, especially health care facilities, will spur demand.

Job prospects are best for those who have apprenticeship training or who are licensed before they look for a job.

Stationary Engineers (CIS 100457)

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Illinois
3,216
Medium
&
6.9%
5.8%
>>>>
363
Moderate
  Champaign Area
90
Medium
&
3.3%
7.0%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
60
Medium
&
3.3%
5.0%
>>>>
6
Few
  Cook County
1,400
Medium
&
4.7%
5.6%
>>>>
154
Moderate
  Decatur Area
44
Medium
&
9.1%
7.0%
>>>>
5
Moderate
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
130
Medium
&
9.2%
9.7%
>>>>
15
Moderate
  Du Page County
251
Medium
&
9.2%
5.4%
>>>>
28
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
54
Medium
&
5.6%
5.1%
>>>>
6
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
27
Small
&
7.4%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
57
Medium
&
12.3%
5.2%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Lake County
178
Medium
&
9.0%
8.6%
>>>>
21
Moderate
  McHenry County
41
Small
&
4.9%
6.8%
>>>>
4
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
61
Medium
&
4.9%
6.8%
>>>>
6
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
76
Medium
&
5.3%
3.6%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
142
Medium
&
12.0%
7.3%
>>>>
18
Moderate
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
51
Medium
&
9.8%
4.3%
>>>>
6
Moderate
  Rock Island-Moline Area
49
Small
&
8.2%
5.7%
>>>>
6
Few
  Rockford Area
83
Medium
&
10.8%
7.6%
>>>>
10
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
31
Medium
&
3.2%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
127
Medium
&
3.1%
4.7%
>>>>
13
Moderate
  St Louis-Belleville Area
85
Medium
&
5.9%
6.4%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Vermilion County
18
Small
&
5.6%
4.9%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
118
Medium
&
10.2%
9.1%
>>>>
14
Moderate
United States
34,400
Small
&
2.0%
3.7%
>>>>
3,500
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.