A Sprinkler Fitter earns an average wage of $20.26 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are sprinkler fitter, foreman, and Journeyman. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$29,770 - $95,007
(Median)
$30K
$56K
$95K
MEDIAN: $56,262
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90%

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$13.20 - $34.35
(Median)
$13
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$29,770 - $95,007  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $5,872  
Commission
$24,200  
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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$28,439 - $76,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.20 - $34.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.77  
Overtime
$18.54 - $51.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$306.39 - $5,872  
   
Commission
$24,200  
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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$28,439 - $76,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 917
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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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Experience Affects Sprinkler Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Sprinkler Fitter Salaries

sprinkler fitter
up arrow 34%

foreman
up arrow 27%

Journeyman
up arrow 12%

Blueprints
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Pipe Fitter
up arrow 7%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 14%

Pipe Welding
up arrow 16%

Pipe Fitting
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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