Sprinkler Fitter Salary

A Sprinkler Fitter earns an average wage of $20.26 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are sprinkler fitter and foreman. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$29,742 - $85,636
$30K
$58K
$86K
MEDIAN: $58,175
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$13.72 - $33.94
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MEDIAN: $20.31
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$0$85K
Salary $29,742 - $85,636
Bonus $402.68 - $5,068
Profit Sharing $2,500
Commission $29,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,315 - $75,527
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $13.72 - $33.94
Hourly Tips $1.04
Overtime $19.38 - $50.39
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $402.68 - $5,068
Commission $29,000
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,315 - $75,527
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 960

Job Description for Sprinkler Fitter

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 report to the project foreman on site or whoever the foreman has designated; most times, however, the fitter must be able to work on their own with minimal supervision.

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Sprinkler Fitter Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Sprinkler Fitter

Pay by Experience for a Sprinkler Fitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Sprinkler Fitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 430 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sprinkler Fitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 296 salaries. An experienced Sprinkler Fitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 345 salaries. A Sprinkler Fitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 137 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,745

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Sprinkler Fitter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sprinkler Fitter?

Sprinkler Fitter in Hayward:
Pros:
Cons: Low pay. Long travel unpaid.

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Key Stats for Sprinkler Fitter

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Sprinkler Fitter Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

▲18%

▲4%

National Average
$46,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Sprinkler Fitter Salaries

sprinkler fitter
▲32%

foreman
▲21%

Journeyman
▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$46,000

Pipe Fitter
▼6%

OSHA Compliance
▼13%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼16%

Pipe Welding
▼22%

Pipe Fitting
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 31%