Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Journeyman Plumber is $25.63
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Plumbers?
An early career Journeyman Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.05 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Journeyman Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.99 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Journeyman …Read more
What Do Journeyman Plumbers Do?
A journeyman plumber is a trained plumber who has completed their apprenticeship under a master plumber. They are fully knowledgeable in the skills needed to be a plumber, and they have a working knowledge and application of the skills required to work as a plumber.
A journeyman plumber works underneath the guidance of a master plumber to perform duties such as installation, repair, and maintenance related to plumbing. A journeyman plumber is typically not qualified or ready to own their own …Read more
- Install and maintain water systems under the guidance of a master plumber.
- Evaluate site and customer requests to create estimates for time and materials.
- Assemble, weld, bend, thread, and adjust pipes, tubes, valves, and fittings.
- Interpret blueprints and architectural diagrams to correctly position and access systems and assess fit to code.
- Troubleshoot and diagnose problems, including interactions between waste, gas, and water systems.