Gas Fitter Salary

Men account for the majority of Gas Fitters in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $20.74 per hour. For the most part, Gas Fitters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,799 - $102,765
$30K
$41K
$100K
MEDIAN: $40,697
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$14.02 - $39.68
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$40
MEDIAN: $20.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,799 - $102,765  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$29,983 - $88,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $39.68  
   
Overtime
$21.40 - $61.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$29,983 - $88,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Gas Fitter

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $41K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $49K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Gas Fitters make a median salary of $48K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $64K.

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Key Stats for Gas Fitter

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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