Average Plumber with Plumbing Skills Hourly Pay

$20.67
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,047
Bonus
$5,500
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Plumber with Plumbing skills is $20.67.
10%
$13.76
MEDIAN
$20.67
90%
$33.80
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $34
Bonus
$298 - $5,214
Profit Sharing
$20 - $14,795
Commission
$250 - $50,000
Total Pay
$30,118 - $77,035

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Plumber are from the companies Roto-Rooter, Mr. Rooter Plumbing Inc. and ABC Plumbing. Reported salaries are highest at ABC Plumbing where the average pay is $22.30. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Tradesmen International, Inc. and Mr. Rooter Plumbing Inc., earning around $21.50 and $20.95, respectively. Self-Employed pays the lowest at around $14.00. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and AMPAM Parks Mechanical also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.28 and $18.25, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Plumber

Skills in Blueprints, Soldering, Maintenance, Pipe Welding and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

An entry-level Plumber with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.42 based on 50 salaries. An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.72 based on 1,060 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.23 based on 679 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.11 based on 1,047 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.0% more) and Denver, Colorado (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (6.3% less), Orlando, Florida (4.9% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,687 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
28.7%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
28.4%
Late Career
23.1%