Journeyman Plumber Salary (United States)

A Journeyman Plumber earns an average wage of $20.51 per hour.
Journeyman Plumber Total Pay (?
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$30,003 - $72,533
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $47,950
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Journeyman Plumber Total Pay (?
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$14.74 - $31.42
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,003 - $72,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
Profit Sharing
$8.30 - $7,757  
Commission
$406.95 - $7,861  
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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$31,454 - $71,315  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $31.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $0.47  
Overtime
$20.88 - $46.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
Commission
$406.95 - $7,861  
Profit Sharing
$8.30 - $7,757  
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).
)
$31,454 - $71,315  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,487
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Job Description for Journeyman Plumber
A journeyman plumber is a trained plumber who has completed their apprenticeship under a master plumber. They are fully knowledgeable in the skills needed to be a plumber, and they have a working knowledge and application of the skills required to work as a plumber.
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Journeyman Plumber Tasks
  • Interpret blueprints and architectural diagrams to correctly position and access systems and assess fit to code.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems, including interactions between waste, gas, and water systems.
  • Assemble, weld, bend, thread, and adjust pipes, tubes, valves, and fittings.
  • Install and maintain water systems under the guidance of a master plumber.
  • Evaluate site and customer requests to create estimates for time and materials.
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Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Plumber
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Chicago
up arrow 50%
Seattle
up arrow 36%
Boston
up arrow 21%
Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
Houston
up arrow 9%
Baltimore
up arrow 9%
Salt Lake City
up arrow 9%
Dallas
up arrow 7%
Las Vegas
up arrow 7%
Denver
up arrow 1%
Tulsa
up arrow 1%
National Average
$46,000
San Antonio
up arrow 10%
Little Rock
up arrow 13%
Oklahoma City
up arrow 15%
Birmingham
up arrow 19%
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Experience Affects Journeyman Plumber Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$46,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 39%
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