A Journeyman Plumber earns an average wage of $23.08 per hour.
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$35,636 - $75,147
$36K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $53,002
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90%

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$15.51 - $34.41
$16
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,636 - $75,147  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $4,906  
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $19,866  
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,080  
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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$33,513 - $75,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.51 - $34.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$22.19 - $48.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$491.32 - $4,906  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,080  
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $19,866  
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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$33,513 - $75,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,027

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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

  • Install and maintain water systems under the guidance of a master plumber.
  • Evaluate site and customer requests to create estimates for time and materials.
  • Assemble, weld, bend, thread, and adjust pipes, tubes, valves, and fittings.
  • 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.

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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

National Average: $51,045

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Journeyman Plumber Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Journeyman Plumber?

Journeyman Plumber in San Antonio:
"It's a challenge I'm ready for."
Pros: I like the flexibility of working in a small business. Knowing the boss so personally makes it an easy work environment.
Cons: There are not enough opportunities for me in such a small business. I would prefer to work in large scale commercial jobs than handling service calls.

Journeyman Plumber in Waukegan:
"Is it worth dying for?"
You are exposed to every communicable disease known to man AND chemical AND heavy metal poisoning.

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Key Stats for Journeyman Plumber

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Journeyman Plumber Salaries



National Average
$51,000


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Skills That Affect Journeyman Plumber Salaries

Commercial
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 1%

Plumbing
0%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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