Entry-Level Pipefitter Salary

The average Entry-Level Pipefitter can expect to rake in roughly $19.06 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by slightly more than half. Most Entry-Level Pipefitters like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,714 - $71,866
$24K
$41K
$72K
MEDIAN: $40,816
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$13.26 - $30.53
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$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.15
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$0$76K
Salary $23,714 - $71,866
Bonus $302.01 - $4,981
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$28,588 - $76,659
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $13.26 - $30.53
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $18.63 - $47.26
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $302.01 - $4,981
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$28,588 - $76,659
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 496

Pipefitter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,029

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Pipefitters that is 35 percent greater than the national average, Baton Rouge offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Pipefitters will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+23 percent) and Chicago (+18 percent).

Pipefitter Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Pipefitter in Houston:
"How to read blue prints."
Study anything related to pipe fitting.

Key Stats for Pipefitter

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
23%

Skills That Affect Pipefitter Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲29%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲11%

Welding
▲8%

Blueprints
▲7%

Pipe Welding
▲7%

National Average
$44,000

Pipe Fitter
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 27%