What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Master Plumber Salary

A Master Plumber earns an average wage of $24.64 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Read More
$33,989 - $90,853
(Median)
$34K
$54K
$91K
MEDIAN: $54,307
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$17.45 - $38.45
(Median)
$17
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,989 - $90,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,948  
Profit Sharing
$100.75 - $22,500  
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).
)
$36,705 - $86,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 284
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $38.45  
   
Overtime
$24.01 - $54.90  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,948  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.75 - $22,500  
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).
)
$36,705 - $86,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 732

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Master Plumber Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Master Plumber

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

Master Plumber Reviews

What is it like working as a Master Plumber?

Master Plumber in Houston:
"Comfortable stressful but rewarding."
Pros: I'm designing, building and my department installs plumbing systems that go into a product that is designed to save lives, and I enjoy working with everyone at the company.
Cons: Our policy for paid time off is not an industry standard, I work more than 40 hours a week regularly, but still have to use PTO when I leave early (Dr. Appointment) or miss a day due to illness.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects Master Plumber Salaries



National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Master Plumber Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Plumbing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
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: 23% employee benefits None: 37%