The average hourly pay for a Gas Fitter is $21.57.
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$15 - $38
$102 - $3,134
$30,417 - $89,189
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Job Description for Gas Fitter
Gas fitters generally work for companies which provide gas service operations and/or maintenance for residential and commercial buildings. They must fit pipes and fuse sockets and other parts together, and it's very important to get the correct fits in order to prevent leaks. They are also responsible for installing monitoring equipment and meters, soldering, and welding, so proficiency with welding equipment and equipment such as jackhammers, power fasteners, and drills is important in this pos…Read more
Gas Fitter Tasks
- Layout and install pipes following blueprints and other specifications or directions.
- Fit and weld pipes safely.
- Maintain, test, and repair pipes.
Job Satisfaction for Gas Fitter
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Popular Skills for Gas Fitter
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Plumbing, Systems Troubleshooting, Technical Services, Heat and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Gas Fitter
An entry-level Gas Fitter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.42 based on 6 salaries. An early career Gas Fitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.83 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Gas Fitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.76 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Gas Fitter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $34.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Gas Fitter in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 72.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (45.2% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (3.2% more).
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