Plumbing Engineer Salary (United States)

A Plumbing Engineer earns an average salary of $69,503 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Plumbing Engineer Total Pay (?
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$48,931 - $93,611
(Median)
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82K
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MEDIAN: $69,503
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Plumbing Engineer Total Pay (?
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$18.27 - $36.94
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,931 - $93,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $5,960  
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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$46,096 - $93,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 211
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.27 - $36.94  
   
Overtime
$28.42 - $50.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $5,960  
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).
)
$46,096 - $93,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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Job Description for Plumbing Engineer
Plumbing engineers' main responsibility is designing plumbing and/or fire protection systems, which can include drainage systems, medical gas systems, and fire suppression systems. They are also responsible for the selecting equipment and supplies that are used in building these systems. Plumbing engineers are normally contracted by construction companies and work on a wide variety of projects. This can be a high-stress job that may require overtime. Plumbing engineers generally work in an office and at the construction site, so travel to and from sites is required.
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Plumbing Engineer Tasks
  • Provide subject matter expertise and recommendations to guide plumbing layout and execution.
  • Coordinate and collaborate to ensure projects are on schedule and under budget.
  • Work with clients to identify project needs and document requirements.
  • Design plumbing and piping systems and document designs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Plumbing Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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San Diego
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Boston
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National Average
$69,000
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Experience Affects Plumbing Engineer Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Plumbing Engineer Salaries

AutoCAD
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Project
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$69,000
Autodesk Revit MEP
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 35 votes.
Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 8%
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