Pipefitter Helper Salary

The average pay for a Pipefitter Helper is $16.42 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$10.96 - $23.41
MEDIAN: $16.07

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Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $10.96 - $23.41
Hourly Tips $0.20
Overtime $15.23 - $37.81
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $405.00
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).
$24,413 - $62,425
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

Job Description for Pipefitter Helper

The role of pipefitter helper falls under a wide range of categories: pipe layers, plumbers, and steamfitters. They are often required to know much of what the lead pipefitter does, in order to assist and to take over when the need arises. Pipefitter helpers assist in the fabrication and installation of stainless steel weld pipes and tubing, carbon steel weld pipes, screw pipes, and socket weld pipes. They should understand how to install underground pipes, pipe hangers, and supports. Basic plumbing repair, rigging, and valve maintenance is a must.


Pipefitter Helper Tasks

  • Assist plumbers and pipefitters in the assemblage and installation of piping systems.
  • Clean and maintain work areas, materials, and tools.
  • Drill holes, mount wall and ceiling pipe supports, and assist pipefitters in valve fitting.
  • Remove worn or damaged pipe and measure and cut new lengths of pipe.

Pipefitter Helper Job Listings

Pipefitter Helper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pipefitter Helper?

Pipefitter Helper in Mableton:
Pros: Fire protection is an absolute must have in you home or business it saves life's.
Cons: The pay could be better and the travel time could be compensated.

Pipefitter Helper in Abilene:
Pros: It was a job I found that I didn't dread coming too. A job I thought I could strive in because of the personal knowledge of the trade I was gaining and too feel the sense of accomplishment every time a job is done.
Cons: The lack of leadership and guidance provided by our supervisors is where it all starts the constant lies and manipulation makes our workplace frustrating and difficult to work at. No appreciation.

Key Stats for Pipefitter Helper

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

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Experience Affects Pipefitter Helper Salaries



National Average

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 45%