Gas Fitter Salary

Male Gas Fitters number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $21.37 per hour in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Gas Fitters like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$30,410 - $72,248
(Median)
$30K
$60K
$72K
MEDIAN: $60,000
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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: 20 Jun 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: 20 Jun 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.


Gas Fitters with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $58K. On average, Gas Fitters make $64K following one to two decades on the job. 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 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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