Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salary

The average rate for a Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter is $28.85 per hour. A skill in Welding is associated with high pay for this job.
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$26,553 - $95,775
(Median)
$27K
$54K
$96K
MEDIAN: $53,893
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50%
90%

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$15.71 - $40.99
(Median)
$16
$29
$41
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$26,553 - $95,775  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$33,373 - $96,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.71 - $40.99  
   
Overtime
$23.39 - $60.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
   
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).
)
$33,373 - $96,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter

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

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Experience Affects Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 23%
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