A Plumber earns an average salary of R117,539 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R47,662 - R215,996
R48K
R120K
R220K
MEDIAN: R117,626
10%
50%
90%
R19.82 - R146
R20
R48
R150
MEDIAN: R48.42
10%
50%
90%
R0R226K
Salary R47,662 - R215,996
Bonus R1,163 - R25,877
Profit Sharing R3,000
Commission R6,000
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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R47,670 - R226,952
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 464
Hourly Data R0R184
Hourly Rate R19.82 - R146
Hourly Tips R7.56
Overtime R4.63 - R185
Annual Data R0R226K
Bonus R1,163 - R25,877
Commission R6,000
Profit Sharing R3,000
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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R47,670 - R226,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

Job Description for Plumber

Plumbers are responsible for installing and maintaining water systems within buildings, including drinking water, drainage, heating, sanitation, and sewage systems. Plumbers are not only involved with the installation and development of new houses and plumbing systems, but also with assessing and fixing problems in existing and older systems.

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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.

Plumber Pay By Employer

$0$59K

Roto-Rooter
14 profiles
$38,010

ABC Plumbing
7 profiles
$43,653

$40,000

$39,408

Plumber Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

Pay by Experience for a Plumber has a positive trend. An entry-level Plumber with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R88,000 based on 257 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plumber with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R119,000 based on 269 salaries. An experienced Plumber which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R141,000 based on 174 salaries. A Plumber with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R172,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R116,581

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

▲48%

▲21%

▲2%

National Average
R117,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

Plumbing
▼0%

plumber
▼0%

National Average
R117,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 79%