Earnings for Mid-Career Pipefitters come in at around $25.94 per hour on average. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Pipefitters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,639 - $92,507
$31K
$54K
$93K
MEDIAN: $54,500
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$17.54 - $38.01
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$38
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$30,639 - $92,507  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,734  
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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$37,899 - $93,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.54 - $38.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.70  
Overtime
$26.04 - $54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,734  
   
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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$37,899 - $93,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 357

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Key Stats for Pipefitter

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Pipefitter Salaries

Welding
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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
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Blueprints
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Pipe Welding
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Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
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National Average
$60,000

Pipefitter
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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