Average Plumber Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£11.48
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£983
Bonus
£1,000
Commission
£275
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Plumber in United Kingdom is £11.48.
10%
£6.89
MEDIAN
£11.48
90%
£18.14
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £18
Bonus
£99 - £7,830
Profit Sharing
£0 - £275
Commission
£0 - £1,000
Total Pay
£14,709 - £37,192
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What Do Plumbers Do?

Plumber Tasks
  • Install and repair pipes and fixtures and open clogged drains.
  • Cut openings in floors and walls to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Utilize appropriate plumbing and shop tools.
  • Cut and thread pipes.
  • Install vents and traps in the plumbing system, in accordance with required codes.

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What Are Popular Skills for Plumbers?

Skills in Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pipe Welding, Soldering, Maintenance and Plumbing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Plumbers?

An entry-level Plumber with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £8.74 based on 24 salaries. An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.07 based on 502 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £12.38 based on 283 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £13.82 based on 305 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £14.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 24.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (13.1% more) and Norwich, England: Norfolk (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (30.3% less) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,324 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
23.0%
Late Career
15.9%

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