How Much Do Mechanical Insulation Workers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Mechanical Insulation Workers

Mechanical Insulation Workers apply insulating materials to pipes or ductwork, or other mechanical systems in order to help control and maintain temperature.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$55470 per year
Hourly wage
$27 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$32,830 to $39,640 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$16 to $19 per hour

Entry-level Mechanical Insulation Workers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $32,830 to $39,640 per year or $16 to $19 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Mechanical Insulation Workers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $44 $91,120
Senior (Top 25%) $31 $64,600
Middle (Mid 50%) $24 $50,030
Junior (Bottom 25%) $19 $39,640
No experience (Bottom 10%) $16 $32,830

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
OR $43 $90,100
NJ $41 $84,350
NY $40 $82,600
AK $39 $80,940
MA $38 $79,570
PA $38 $78,490
IL $37 $76,150
MN $37 $75,970
WA $36 $75,180
HI $34 $70,660

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Mechanical Insulation Worker is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like OR doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at OR might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Mechanical Insulation Workers are in the states of OR, NJ, NY, AK and MA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $89800 $43.17
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services $87490 $42.06
Other Specialty Trade Contractors $70630 $33.96
Federal Executive Branch $57680 $27.73
Building Finishing Contractors $55880 $26.87
Ship and Boat Building $54870 $26.38
Building Equipment Contractors $54580 $26.24
Utility System Construction $54510 $26.21
Nonresidential Building Construction $49410 $23.76
Support Activities for Mining $47580 $22.88
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $45780 $22.01
Employment Services $42530 $20.45

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