Average Plumber Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$30.00
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$4,000
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The average hourly pay for a Plumber in Chicago, Illinois is $30.00.
10%
$16.48
MEDIAN
$30.00
90%
$48.85
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $49
Bonus
$0 - $4,000
Total Pay
$36,420 - $107,474

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

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 $19.65 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.00 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.28 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 4.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (36.3% less), Orlando, Florida (34.7% less) and Houston, Texas (25.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Early Career
24.5%
Mid Career
15.1%
Experienced
32.1%
Late Career
28.3%