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Gas Fitter Salary

Men make up the majority of Gas Fitters in the United States, bringing in about $20.86 per hour. Most Gas Fitters report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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

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$12.39 - $36.56
(Median)
$12
$21
$37
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$30,410 - $72,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$27,464 - $89,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $36.56  
   
Overtime
$19.01 - $56.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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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$27,464 - $89,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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.


Gas Fitters who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $36K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $56K. Gas Fitters bring in $63K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $70K on average.

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Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 10%