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Gas Fitter Salary

Male Gas Fitters number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $21.47 per hour in the United States. The majority of Gas Fitters claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,410 - $72,248
(Median)
$30K
$60K
$72K
MEDIAN: $60,000
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90%

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$12.51 - $36.41
(Median)
$13
$21
$36
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$30,410 - $72,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$27,594 - $88,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $36.41  
   
Overtime
$19.09 - $57.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
   
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).
)
$27,594 - $88,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Job Description for Gas Fitter

  • Maintain, test, and repair pipes.
  • Fit and weld pipes safely.
  • Layout and install pipes following blueprints and other specifications or directions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gas Fitter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $56K. Gas Fitters with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. Gas Fitters who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $70K.

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Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 10%
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