The average hourly pay for a Steamfitter is $39.85.
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Job Description for Steamfitter
Steamfitters are employees who work with pipes which are typically used for high-pressure elements, and their job is both tough and physically demanding. Steamfitters work by laying down pipes and ensuring that each one is where it should be and fits properly. If pipes are too long, they will need to be marked and cut to specific measurement. Steamfitters must have in-depth knowledge of these pipes and how they function, how to work knobs, etc., and this job requires strenuous amounts of work w…Read more
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Skills in Pipe Welding, Systems Troubleshooting, Blueprints and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Soldering.
Pay by Experience Level for Steamfitter
An early career Steamfitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.83 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Steamfitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41.21 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Steamfitter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41.55 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44.
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Employees with Steamfitter in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Madison, Wisconsin (11.0% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Omaha, Nebraska (26.1% less), New York, New York (5.2% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (2.2% less).
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