Gas Fitter Salary

Men make up the majority of Gas Fitters in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $21.40 per hour. The majority of Gas Fitters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,590 - $104,296
$30K
$40K
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MEDIAN: $40,347
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$14.11 - $39.88
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MEDIAN: $21.40
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,590 - $104,296  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$30,099 - $92,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.11 - $39.88  
   
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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$30,099 - $92,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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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

Pay by Experience for a Gas Fitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Gas Fitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gas Fitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Gas Fitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 27 salaries. A Gas Fitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Gas Fitter

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 20%