Gas Fitter Salary (United States)

Male Gas Fitters number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $24.00 per hour in the United States. Compensation generally starts at $12.16 per hour and does not exceed $37.62. Most people in this field enjoy health coverage; most receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Gas Fitter Salary (?
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$12.16 - $37.62
(Median)
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24
33
38
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $37.62  
   
Overtime
$19.35 - $56.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,371 - $95,123  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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.
For Gas Fitters, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers new to the field can expect to earn $34K, increasing to $55K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $70K after one to two decades. Salaries grow more slowly as Gas Fitters approach the 20-year mark, when the pay stabilizes at $77K. The majority of Gas Fitters have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with more than 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with 10 to 20 years under their belt.

Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$61,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Entry-Level
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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