Entry-Level Pipefitters take home an average $19.11 per hour. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Pipefitters is high. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,774 - $72,860
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$73K
MEDIAN: $40,988
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$12.75 - $29.78
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,774 - $72,860  
   
Bonus
$394.53 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$28,136 - $73,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.75 - $29.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.60  
Overtime
$17.81 - $44.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$394.53 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$28,136 - $73,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 478

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,940

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Entry-Level Pipefitters will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 48 percent. Entry-Level Pipefitters will also find cushy salaries in Baton Rouge (+35 percent) and Houston (+21 percent).

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Skills That Affect Pipefitter Salaries

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National Average
$44,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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