The average wage for a Plumbing Foreman is $26.79 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Job Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$38,809 - $90,922
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MEDIAN: $60,935
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$20.23 - $39.95
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,809 - $90,922  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$44,185 - $90,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.23 - $39.95  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$26.35 - $60.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$44,185 - $90,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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Job Description for Plumbing Foreman

In building services related to construction or maintenance, it is common to find a plumbing foreman employed. This person generally supervises all employees and the work performed in plumbing functions, including issues concerning water delivery, drains, waste water elimination, fire-prevention sprinkler systems, and landscaping sprinkler systems. The foreman will typically work to offer some input on plumbing plans being developed and then handle implementation and maintenance of these systems.

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Plumbing Foreman Tasks

  • Assemble pipe sections, tubings, and fittings.
  • Observe pressure gauges to detect and repair and leaks.
  • Install pipe assemblies, appliances such as dishwashers, and fixtures such as sinks or toilets.

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Plumbing Foreman Advice

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

Plumbing Foreman in Los Angeles:
There is too much to list but since it all starts in the ground, I leave you with this. It all starts underground, if your ground does in right it will top itself out. (No jackhammers, unless it's a change order)

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Key Stats for Plumbing Foreman

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
46%
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Experience Affects Plumbing Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Plumbing Foreman Salaries

Job Scheduling
up arrow 34%

National Average
$60,000

Plumbing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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