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Gas Fitter Salary

Men make up the majority of Gas Fitters in the United States, bringing in about $22.38 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$12.68 - $37.09
(Median)
$13
$22
$37
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.68 - $37.09  
   
Overtime
$19.09 - $56.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$28,101 - $90,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Gas Fitters. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. Gas Fitters bring in $65K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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.

Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%