Average Plumber Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

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The average hourly pay for a Plumber in Los Angeles, California is $23.95.
MEDIAN $23.95
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $39
$750 - $11,000
$0 - $11,000
Total Pay
$29,662 - $89,146

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Job Description for Plumber

Plumber Tasks
  • Install and repair pipes and fixtures and open clogged drains.
  • Cut openings in floors and walls to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Utilize appropriate plumbing and shop tools.
  • Cut and thread pipes.
  • Install vents and traps in the plumbing system, in accordance with required codes.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Plumber. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Lead Plumber / Foreman
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Plumber

Skills in Plumbing, Blueprints, Soldering and Pipe Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.69 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.68 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.33 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (25.3% more) and New York, New York (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (19.1% less), Orlando, Florida (18.1% less) and Houston, Texas (8.2% less).

Years of Experience

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