Entry-Level Plumber Salary

An Entry-Level Plumber earns an average wage of $15.48 per hour. A skill in plumber is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,461 - $61,922
$24K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,921
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50%
90%

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$11.64 - $24.09
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.82
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$0$61K
Salary $24,461 - $61,922
Bonus $176.87 - $3,500
Profit Sharing $650
Commission $197.27 - $56,422
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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$24,791 - $56,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 158
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.64 - $24.09
Hourly Tips $0.20 - $3.38
Overtime $17.11 - $36.92
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $176.87 - $3,500
Commission $197.27 - $56,422
Profit Sharing $650
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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$24,791 - $56,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,005

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Plumber Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Plumber in Cookeville:
"Don't know."
I have no advice. Ask as many questions as you can.

Plumber in Las Vegas:
"That tools are expensive."
To put aside a little cash from each check, for tools, hand tools and power tools are your life in this field.theres a tool for every task and in each task its possible to learn something you did not know.you learn something new each day codes change often so keep up with uniform plumbing codes nothing is more stressful than finding out after a job is done that it is no longer up to code .so save a little time to check the codes before you do the work it will subtract a lot of stress from the job at hand.

Plumber in Overland Park:
"Negotiate your salary."
Start high when negotiating your salary when you are hired on.

Plumber in Dayton:
"Hard work."
The job is rewarding but it does take its toil on your body.

Plumber in Los Angeles:
"Learn & educate yourself."
Learn the Plumbing Codes.

Plumber in Sarasota:
"Learning."
Make sure when starting out you learn in the proper order. 1roughins 2 second roughing 3trim out's. Then you start to learn service don't start out in service first it makes it a lot harder to Learn doing it back wards trust me!!!!!!.

Plumber in Detroit:
Always want to learn and do more each time your out on the field and apply yourself to think and act on safety first skills.

Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

plumber
▲12%

Blueprints
▲2%

National Average
$36,000

▼5%

Pipe Welding
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 56%
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