Apprentice Plumber Salary (United States)

An Apprentice Plumber earns an average wage of $13.11 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Apprentice Plumber Total Pay (?
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$19,422 - $43,049
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,038
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Apprentice Plumber Total Pay (?
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$9.72 - $19.11
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,422 - $43,049  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $963  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,553 - $41,904  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $19.11  
   
Overtime
$13.78 - $27.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $963  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,553 - $41,904  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
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Job Description for Apprentice Plumber
Becoming an Apprentice Plumber is the first step into a lucrative plumbing career. Prior to becoming an Apprentice Plumber, a GED or high school diploma must have been acquired. Typically, someone will be an apprentice for four or five years before becoming a certified plumber.
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Apprentice Plumber Tasks
  • Replace trenchless sewers, drain recipes, and install shower valves.
  • Install a variety of water heaters and filters.

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Pay Difference By Location
Seattle
up arrow 21%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
Boston
up arrow 10%
Dallas
up arrow 5%
New York
up arrow 5%
National Average
$29,000
Houston
up arrow 6%
Austin
up arrow 8%
Los Angeles
up arrow 8%
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Experience Affects Apprentice Plumber Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$29,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 75 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 52%
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