Average Sprinkler Fitter Hourly Pay

$20.51
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$989
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Sprinkler Fitter is $20.51.
10%
$14.32
MEDIAN
$20.51
90%
$35.27
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $35
Bonus
$203 - $3,973
Profit Sharing
$788 - $4,943
Commission
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$30,353 - $78,855
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What Do Sprinkler Fitters Do?

Sprinkler Fitter Tasks
  • Read and understand drawings and blueprints.
  • Test of piping systems for leaks and read gauges.
  • Secure pipes to structures with clamps and brackets using hand tools.
  • Cut and thread pipe.
  • Plan sequence of installation.

Job Satisfaction for Sprinkler Fitter

3.9 out of 5
(163)
Highly Satisfied
5Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Sprinkler Fitter are from the companies SimplexGrinnell, Fire Sprinkler Installers and Century Fire Protection. Reported salaries are highest at Johnson Controls Inc where the average pay is $22.96. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include SimplexGrinnell, earning around $22.19. Century Fire Protection pays the lowest at around $16.16. Fire Sprinkler Installers also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $17.00.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sprinkler Fitters?

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and OSHA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Precision Measurement, Problem Solving and Blueprints.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sprinkler Fitters?

An entry-level Sprinkler Fitter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.22 based on 47 salaries. An early career Sprinkler Fitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.09 based on 429 salaries. A mid-career Sprinkler Fitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.81 based on 284 salaries. An experienced Sprinkler Fitter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.46 based on 303 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Sprinkler Fitter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (29.2% more) and San Diego, California (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (12.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.6% less) and Sacramento, California (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,232 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
34.8%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
24.6%
Late Career
13.7%