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Master Plumber Salary

A Master Plumber earns an average wage of $24.35 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$34,440 - $91,052
(Median)
34K
54K
68K
91K
MEDIAN: $53,749
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$17.16 - $37.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,440 - $91,052  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
Profit Sharing
$25.75 - $19,000  
Commission
$5,000 - $50,000  
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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$36,357 - $86,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.16 - $37.05  
   
Overtime
$24.55 - $56.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
   
Commission
$5,000 - $50,000  
Profit Sharing
$25.75 - $19,000  
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).
)
$36,357 - $86,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 771
United States (change)

Job Description for Master Plumber

Master plumbers install and repair various commercial and residential plumbing systems. The title of master plumber is specially given to those who successfully pass the licensing exam issued by the state. Common residential jobs for master plumbers include installing water heaters, repairing faucets and toilets, sewer machine service, gas line service work, and water service line installation. Some master plumbers work in the public sector in wastewater treatment plants or other municipal water systems. Some master plumbers choose a specialty such as pipe installation or pressurized water systems. Working hours can range from full-time on a construction site to whatever works for the client's schedule.

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Master Plumber Tasks

  • Read and design blueprints.
  • Complete state licensing requirements.
  • Assemble, install, and repair pipes, appliances and fixtures.
  • Supervise and complete installation of plumbing equipment.

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Experience Affects Master Plumber Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Master Plumber Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Plumbing
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National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 37%