£11.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,100

Profit Sharing

£550

The average wage for a Plumber is £11.16 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Heat, gas safe, and Gas.

£12,218 - £34,470
£12K
£23K
£34K
MEDIAN: £23,350
10%
50%
90%
£6.87 - £19.29
£6
£12
£19
MEDIAN: £11.57
10%
50%
90%
£0£37K
Salary £12,218 - £34,470
Bonus £0.00 - £8,000
Profit Sharing £550
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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£13,378 - £37,451
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 725
Hourly Data £0£22
Hourly Rate £6.87 - £19.29
Hourly Tips £0.19
Overtime £7.75 - £22.58
Annual Data £0£37K
Bonus £0.00 - £8,000
Profit Sharing £550
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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£13,378 - £37,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 831

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

National Average: £23,938

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

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Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

▲25%

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
₤24,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

Heat
▲39%

gas safe
▲20%

Gas
▲13%

plumber
▲4%

National Average
₤24,000

gas engineer
▼4%

▼6%

heating
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
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: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%