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Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salary

The average rate for a Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter is $27.37 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Welding is associated with high pay for this job.
$30,410 - $98,873
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MEDIAN: $54,666
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$15.28 - $39.99
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,410 - $98,873  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,460  
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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$33,281 - $95,417  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $39.99  
   
Overtime
$22.70 - $58.91  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,460  
   
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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$33,281 - $95,417  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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Job Description for Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter

  • Read blueprints to identify service panels, access appropriate areas, and diagnose problems.
  • Clear drain lines, remove blockages, and ensure proper performance.
  • Assemble, alter, repair, and remove pipes, faucets, toilets, and their fittings.
  • Test plumbing systems and identify leaks or other problems.

Common Career Paths for Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter


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Experience Affects Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%