Gas Fitter Salary

Men account for the majority of Gas Fitters in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $21.37 per hour. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Gas Fitters like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

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$12.62 - $37.36
(Median)
$13
$21
$37
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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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$27,454 - $93,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $37.36  
   
Overtime
$18.96 - $59.79  
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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$27,454 - $93,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Gas Fitter

Gas fitters generally work for companies which provide gas service operations and/or maintenance for residential and commercial buildings. They must fit pipes and fuse sockets and other parts together, and it's very important to get the correct fits in order to prevent leaks. They are also responsible for installing monitoring equipment and meters, soldering, and welding, so proficiency with welding equipment and equipment such as jackhammers, power fasteners, and drills is important in this position.

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Gas Fitter Tasks

  • 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average beginner in this position makes around $36K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $58K. Gas Fitters claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $64K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $70K.

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Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

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
36%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%
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