Sprinkler Fitter Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Sprinkler Fitter is $20.51 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Sprinkler Fitter Total Pay (?
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$29,751 - $91,230
(Median)
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65K
91K
MEDIAN: $46,332
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Sprinkler Fitter Total Pay (?
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$12.95 - $34.05
(Median)
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34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,751 - $91,230  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
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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$29,090 - $77,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 332
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.95 - $34.05  
   
Overtime
$18.07 - $48.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
   
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).
)
$29,090 - $77,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 332
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Job Description for Sprinkler Fitter

A sprinkler fitter is responsible for installing all types of fire-protecting systems, including pipe systems and valves. They cut, thread, assemble, and bond pipes and tubes according to equipment specifications. It is this persons’ responsibility to make sure all fire-protecting systems are working well and pass every fire inspection. In all tasks, the sprinkler fitter must follow relevant safety regulations, including those related to wearing safety equipment. These professionals generally report to the project foreman on site or whoever the foreman has designated; most times, however, the fitter must be able to work on their own with minimal supervision.
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Sprinkler Fitter Tasks
  • Cut and thread pipe.
  • Plan sequence of installation.
  • Secure pipes to structures with clamps and brackets using hand tools.
  • Read and understand drawings and blueprints.
  • Test of piping systems for leaks and read gauges.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sprinkler Fitter

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

Pay Difference By Location

Phoenix
up arrow 51%
Denver
up arrow 35%
Boston
up arrow 26%
Baltimore
up arrow 12%
National Average
$45,000
Houston
up arrow 18%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Experience Affects Sprinkler Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 29%
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