Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter is $27.49 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.
Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Total Pay (?
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$34,865 - $98,814
(Median)
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55K
71K
99K
MEDIAN: $54,750
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Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Total Pay (?
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$15.61 - $39.62
(Median)
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27
35
40
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$34,865 - $98,814  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,432  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $4,250  
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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$34,547 - $93,875  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 247
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.61 - $39.62  
   
Overtime
$22.96 - $59.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,432  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $4,250  
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).
)
$34,547 - $93,875  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 247
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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.

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Experience Affects Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$60,000
Mid-Career
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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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