Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Master Plumber is $28.49
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Master Plumbers?
An early career Master Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.85 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Master Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.94 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Master Plumber with …Read more
What Do Master Plumbers Do?
Master plumbers are highly experienced and skilled plumbers; in some states, this position requires licensing to provide proof of their experience. They are often the first plumber to arrive at a job site to inspect the customer's problems and develop a plan with the customer. They then inform their crew of the situation and delegate tasks to them. A master plumber often reserves the most difficult tasks either for themselves or as an opportunity to teach apprentice plumbers. It is the master …Read more
- Assemble, install, and repair pipes, appliances and fixtures.
- Supervise and complete installation of plumbing equipment.
- Read and design blueprints.
- Complete state licensing requirements.