Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sprinkler Fitter is $20.62
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 $15.28 based on 43 salaries. An early career Sprinkler Fitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.57 based on 348 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Sprinkler Fitters Do?
A sprinkler fitter is responsible for installing all types of fire-protecting systems, including pipe systems and valves. They cut, thread, assemble, and bond pipes and tubes according to equipment specifications. It is this persons’ responsibility to make sure all fire-protecting systems are working well and pass every fire inspection. In all tasks, the sprinkler fitter must follow relevant safety regulations, including those related to wearing safety equipment. These professionals generally …Read more
- 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.