Gas Fitter Salary

A sizeable majority of Gas Fitters in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $20.65 per hour. The majority of Gas Fitters claim high levels of job satisfaction. While approximately one-fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,458 - $106,436
$29K
$45K
$110K
MEDIAN: $45,491
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50%
90%

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$14.36 - $38.76
$14
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $20.98
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$0$106K
Salary $29,458 - $106,436
Bonus $1,500
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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$30,252 - $94,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $14.36 - $38.76
Overtime $21.75 - $60.13
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $1,500
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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$30,252 - $94,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

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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 position.

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Gas Fitter Tasks

  • Layout and install pipes following blueprints and other specifications or directions.
  • Fit and weld pipes safely.
  • Maintain, test, and repair pipes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gas Fitter

Pay by Experience for a Gas Fitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Gas Fitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gas Fitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Gas Fitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 27 salaries. A Gas Fitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Gas Fitter

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Gas Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 20%
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