Average Late-Career Plumber Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Plumber is $25.59.
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $41
$479 - $9,729
Profit Sharing
$21 - $10,213
$10 - $69,733
Total Pay
$39,379 - $92,279

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

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 $14.64 based on 111 salaries. An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.15 based on 1,508 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.35 based on 985 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.28 based on 1,583 salaries.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 76.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (38.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (15.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.2% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.3% less).

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