Average Mid-Career Plumber Hourly Pay

$21.30
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,049
Bonus
$6,878
Commission
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Plumber is $21.30.
10%
$14.92
MEDIAN
$21.30
90%
$32.77
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $33
Bonus
$303 - $5,383
Profit Sharing
$1 - $14,795
Commission
$292 - $25,342
Total Pay
$31,648 - $76,653

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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.

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Popular Skills for Plumber

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

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 $14.54 based on 117 salaries. An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.01 based on 1,539 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.24 based on 1,617 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.6% more) and Houston, Texas (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (17.9% less), Tampa, Florida (14.2% less) and Orlando, Florida (9.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,592 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
33.5%
Experienced
35.2%
Late Career
28.7%