Pipefitter with Blueprints Skills Salary
Pipefitters with Blueprints skills take home an average $25.26 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pipefitter
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $62K. Pipefitters with Blueprints skills bring in $66K after working for 10 to 20 years. Pipefitters with Blueprints skills who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $64K.
Pay Difference by Location
Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Pipefitters with Blueprints skills, 67 percent higher than the national average. Pipefitters with Blueprints skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Baton Rouge (+31 percent), Indianapolis (+24 percent), Boston (+22 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Pipefitters with Blueprints skills in Newport News make 20 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Norfolk and Orlando (18 percent lower).