£23,615
Avg. Salary
£11.54
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,526

Profit Sharing

£300

The average pay for a Plumber is £11.54 per hour.

The average pay for a Plumber is £23,615 per year.

$7
10%
$12
50%
$19
90%
MEDIAN $12
$12k
10%
$24k
50%
$35k
90%
MEDIAN $23,615
£12,211 - £35,090
£12K
£24K
£35K
MEDIAN: £23,615
10%
50%
90%
£6.88 - £19.06
£6
£12
£19
MEDIAN: £11.54
10%
50%
90%
£0£37K
Salary £12,211 - £35,090
Bonus £100 - £8,292
Profit Sharing £300
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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£13,444 - £37,678
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 696
Hourly Data £0£22
Hourly Rate £6.88 - £19.06
Hourly Tips £0.19
Overtime £8.63 - £22.86
Annual Data £0£37K
Bonus £100 - £8,292
Profit Sharing £300
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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£13,444 - £37,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 812

Job Description for Plumber

Plumbers are responsible for installing and maintaining water systems within buildings, including drinking water, drainage, heating, sanitation, and sewage systems. Plumbers are not only involved with the installation and development of new houses and plumbing systems, but also with assessing and fixing problems in existing and older systems.

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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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Popular Skills for Plumber

Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

Pay by Experience for a Plumber has a positive trend. An entry-level Plumber with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤20,000 based on 390 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plumber with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 307 salaries. An experienced Plumber which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤28,000 based on 249 salaries. A Plumber with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 101 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

13%

6%

-11%

National Average: £24,037

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Plumber Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Plumber?

Plumber in Coventry:
Get a different trade. Or go to uni and train to be an engineer. Much less hassle and more money.

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Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

▲24%

▲16%

▲4%

National Average
₤24,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

Heat
▲38%

gas safe
▲19%

Gas
▲12%

plumber
▲4%

National Average
₤24,000

gas engineer
▼5%

▼7%

heating
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%