Average Plumber Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$22.73
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$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Plumber in San Diego, California is $22.73.
10%
$15.31
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$22.73
90%
$32.21
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $32
Bonus
$0 - $2,500
Total Pay
$35,024 - $75,167

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

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 $20.78 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.96 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.35 based on 26 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 36.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (15.9% less), Orlando, Florida (13.8% less) and Houston, Texas (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
12.5%
Experienced
40.6%
Late Career
15.6%