The average wage for a Lead Plumber / Foreman is $24.50 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$31,660 - $78,670
$32K
$55K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,970
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50%
90%

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$16.29 - $35.06
$16
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,660 - $78,670  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
Profit Sharing
$330.00  
Commission
$2,650  
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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$37,022 - $77,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.29 - $35.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.80 - $55.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
Commission
$2,650  
Profit Sharing
$330.00  
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).
)
$37,022 - $77,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169

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Job Description for Lead Plumber / Foreman

Lead plumbers/foremen are responsible for overseeing the installation of entire plumbing systems, including managing a team of plumbers to ensure that they meet all safety and efficiency standards in a timely manner. They must also assess the necessary types and amounts of different materials and supplies to carry out projects.

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Lead Plumber / Foreman Tasks

  • Assemble pipe sections, tubings, and fittings.
  • Observe pressure gauges to detect and repair and leaks.
  • Install pipe assemblies, appliances such as dishwashers, and fixtures such as sinks or toilets.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Plumber / Foreman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Lead Plumber / Foreman

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
32%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Lead Plumber / Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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