Master Plumber Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Master Plumber is $24.03 per hour. A skill in master plumber is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Master Plumber Total Pay (?
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$35,041 - $90,415
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,148
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Master Plumber Total Pay (?
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$16.86 - $37.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,041 - $90,415  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
Profit Sharing
$49.66 - $15,101  
Commission
$9,826 - $77,320  
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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$36,018 - $87,286  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.86 - $37.27  
   
Overtime
$23.86 - $54.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
   
Commission
$9,826 - $77,320  
Profit Sharing
$49.66 - $15,101  
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).
)
$36,018 - $87,286  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,121
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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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Pay Difference By Location

Fort Worth
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Denver
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Baltimore
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Houston
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Philadelphia
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Salt Lake City
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Dallas
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National Average
$53,000
Colorado Springs
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Master Plumber Salaries

National Average
$53,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Master Plumber Salaries

master plumber
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Plumbing
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National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 38%
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