A Steamfitter earns an average wage of $36.97 per hour. A skill in Pipe Welding is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$40,851 - $112,552|
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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).)
|$40,687 - $116,340|
|Hourly Rate||$19.38 - $46.93|
|Overtime||$31.25 - $107.66|
|Total Pay (||$40,687 - $116,340|
Job Description for Steamfitter
Steamfitters are employees who work with pipes which are typically used for high-pressure elements, and their job is both tough and physically demanding.Read More...
Steamfitters work by laying down pipes and ensuring that each one is where it should be and fits properly. If pipes are too long, they will need to be marked and cut to specific measurement. Steamfitters must have in-depth knowledge of these pipes and how they function, how to work knobs, etc., and this job requires strenuous amounts of work which includes heavy lifting and risks of burns and other injuries. Steamfitters can expect to work long days, though hours can vary depending on the specific job and location.
Educational requirements are not strict for this position, and employers often provide training through apprenticeships and similar commitments. Full training for this job may take four to five years, but is usually overseen by the employer. Steamfitters typically work both indoors and outdoors, though this depends on the location and particular project. They usually work in teams of at least five people, sometimes more, and communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to work efficiently, especially when training others or a piece of equipment malfunctions.
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Pay by Experience Level for Steamfitter
Pay by Experience for a Steamfitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Steamfitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Steamfitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Steamfitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 37 salaries. A Steamfitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 20 salaries.
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