Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salary

The average pay for a Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter is $12.78 per hour. A skill in Pipe Welding is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$28,486 - $51,097
$37K
MEDIAN: $36,973
50%

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$9.96 - $17.72
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.85
10%
50%
90%

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$0$51K
Salary $36,973
Bonus $100.67 - $1,014
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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$21,041 - $42,354
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.96 - $17.72
Hourly Tips $4.10
Overtime $15.12 - $29.58
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $100.67 - $1,014
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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$21,041 - $42,354
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193

Job Description for Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter

A person who works as a helper—pipelayer, plumber, pipefitter, or steamfitter has a fairly labor-intensive job. As the name implies, the helper works to assist licensed workers in the field of plumbing and pipework. Helpers may be required to lift and hold heavy pipes while the pipefitter applies a weld to them. The helper can also be required to cut, lift, or extract old pipes or steam traps for repair or replacement.

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Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Tasks

  • Transport and lay out supplies and parts.
  • Prepare site and clean up after installations.
  • Secure, test, and calibrate installations.
  • Assemble, manufacture, or produce according to specifications.

Common Career Paths for Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter


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Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter

Pay by Experience for a Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 186 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 9 salaries. A Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 5 salaries.

Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter?

Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter in East Jordan:
Pros: I like to work on furnaces and I stall ac systems.
Cons: Bad communication, lack of intrest , bad organization, lazy workers , hypocritical managers.

Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter in New Orleans:
"Support my family."
Pros: Learning how house are built.
Cons: Bad smells and small places, hate generator installation.

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Key Stats for Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

National Average
$29,000

▼5%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Experienced
▼6%

Skills That Affect Helper--Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Salaries

Pipe Welding
▲18%

National Average
$29,000

Plumbing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 55%