Pipelayer Salary

The average rate for a Pipelayer is $14.90 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$20,134 - $50,684

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$10.99 - $25.39

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,134 - $50,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
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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$24,153 - $56,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $25.39  
   
Overtime
$14.96 - $36.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
   
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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$24,153 - $56,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Job Description for Pipelayer

  • Check slopes for conformance to requirements, using levels or lasers.
  • Align and position pipes to prepare them for sealing.
  • Install and repair sanitary and stormwater sewer structures and pipe systems.
  • Connect pipe pieces and seal joints.
  • Cover pipes with earth or other materials.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pipelayer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pipelayer Reviews

What is it like working as a Pipelayer?

Pipelayer in Roanoke:
"Great."
Pros: Working outside and being able to work with people I like.
Cons: When I don't work because of the weather.

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Experience Affects Pipelayer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 40%
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