A Pipefitter earns an average wage of C$33.55 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$39,194 - C$124,916
C$39K
C$77K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$76,730
10%
50%
90%
C$20.99 - C$45.79
C$21
C$33
C$46
MEDIAN: C$33.04
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$126K
Salary C$39,194 - C$124,916
Bonus C$4,943
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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C$42,443 - C$126,958
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data C$0C$69
Hourly Rate C$20.99 - C$45.79
Hourly Tips C$2.50
Overtime C$36.72 - C$69.88
Annual Data C$0C$126K
Bonus C$4,943
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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C$42,443 - C$126,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 249

Job Description for Pipefitter

A pipefitter installs and fits various piping for commercial and residential use. The pipes are often meant to deal with high pressure, so it is important that the job is done right. The pipefitter will often personally have to plan the layout and design of piping systems, so that they fit in a customized manner. The pipes and related equipment used will usually be chosen by the pipefitter.

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Pipefitter Tasks

  • Handle and install pipes of various materials.
  • Test equipment and piping for pressure and leaks.
  • Visually inspect pressure and vacuum gauges and recommend repair work if necessary.
  • Install, inspect and maintain repairs or replace pipes, pipelines filters, steam traps and strainers valves.

Pipefitter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Pipefitter

Pay by Experience for a Pipefitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Pipefitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pipefitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$91,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Pipefitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$94,000 based on 36 salaries. A Pipefitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$77,223

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Key Stats for Pipefitter

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Pipefitter Salaries

▲22%

Mid-Career
▲17%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
C$77,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 26%