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Sprinkler Fitter Salary (United States)

Men account for the majority of Sprinkler Fitters in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $20.56 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, most have medical insurance and about one-half receive dental plans. Most Sprinkler Fitters are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Sprinkler Fitter Salary (?
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$29,751 - $91,230
(Median)
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91K
MEDIAN: $46,332
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Sprinkler Fitter Salary (?
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$12.99 - $34.20
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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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$29,125 - $77,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $34.20  
   
Overtime
$18.04 - $48.53  
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).
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$29,125 - $77,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
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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.
Sprinkler Fitters with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $34K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $45K. Sprinkler Fitters see a median salary of $51K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $62K on average. Half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up over a third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining roughly one in eight.

Pay Difference By Location

Phoenix
up arrow 51%
Denver
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Boston
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Baltimore
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National Average
$45,000
Houston
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
For Sprinkler Fitters, Phoenix provides a pay rate that is 51 percent greater than the national average. Sprinkler Fitters will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+35 percent) and Boston (+25 percent). The lowest-paying market is Houston, which sits 19 percent below the national average.
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Experience Affects Sprinkler Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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