Entry-Level Pipefitter Salary

Entry-Level Pipefitters take home approximately $18.88 per hour on average. Most Entry-Level Pipefitters like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,719 - $72,940
$24K
$41K
$73K
MEDIAN: $41,049
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$12.90 - $30.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,719 - $72,940  
   
Bonus
$402.68 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$28,280 - $73,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.90 - $30.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$18.12 - $45.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$402.68 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$28,280 - $73,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 529

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,719

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Pipefitters in Baton Rouge enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Pipefitters will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+24 percent) and Chicago (+19 percent).

Key Stats for Pipefitter

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Pipefitter Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲30%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲12%

Blueprints
▲8%

Pipe Welding
▲8%

Welding
▲8%

National Average
$44,000

Pipe Fitter
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 28%
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