Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for commercial plumbers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 185,070 commercial plumbers currently employed in the United States.
- 2.4% of all commercial plumbers are women, while 97.6% are men.
- The average age of an employed commercial plumber is 41 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of commercial plumbers is White (63.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (20.4%), Black or African American (9.3%) and Unknown (4.2%).
- Commercial plumbers are most in-demand in Orlando, FL.
- The insurance industry is the highest-paying for commercial plumbers.
- 2% of all commercial plumbers are LGBT.
Commercial Plumber Statistics By Gender
2.4% of commercial plumbers are women and 97.6% of commercial plumbers are men.
- Male, 97.6%
- Female, 2.4%
Commercial Plumbers By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Commercial Plumber
Women Earn $1.01 For Every $1 Earned By Men
Commercial Plumber Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the commercial plumber position over time.
Commercial Plumber Gender By Year
Commercial Plumber Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, water softener installer and insulation worker have the biggest difference in gender.
|Composition Floor Setter||34%||66%|
|Water Softener Installer||97%||3%|
Commercial Plumber Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among commercial plumbers is White, which makes up 63.1% of all commercial plumbers. Comparatively, there are 20.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 63.1%
- Hispanic or Latino, 20.4%
- Black or African American, 9.3%
- Unknown, 4.2%
- Asian, 1.9%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1%
Commercial Plumber Race
|Commercial Plumber Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||20.4%|
|Black or African American||9.3%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.1%|
Commercial Plumber Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among commercial plumbers.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Commercial Plumber Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Commercial Plumber Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$53,264|
|Hispanic or Latino||$53,283|
Average Age of a Commercial Plumber
We determined the average age of commercial plumbers based on ethnicity and gender.
Commercial Plumber Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||45|
|Hispanic or Latino||39|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||42|
Commercial Plumber Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of commercial plumber employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of commercial plumbers is 40+ years old, which represents 55% of the population.
Commercial Plumber Age
|Commercial Plumber Years||Percentages|
Types of Commercial Plumber Degree Levels
The most common degree for commercial plumbers is high school diploma 42% of commercial plumbers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 22% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 15%.
- High School Diploma, 42%
- Associate, 22%
- Bachelors, 15%
- Diploma, 8%
- Other Degrees, 13%
Commercial Plumbers By Education
|Commercial Plumber Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||42%|
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Commercial Plumber Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$53,487|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$59,629|
Commercial Plumber Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where commercial plumbers work. We found most commercial plumbers work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most commercial plumbers is the construction industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire commercial plumbers.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Commercial Plumber Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||7%|
|50 - 100 employees||23%|
|100 - 500 employees||34%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||11%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||19%|
|> 10,000 employees||7%|
The Types Of Companies Commercial Plumber Work In
Employees with the commercial plumber job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most commercial plumbers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Commercial Plumber Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Commercial Plumbers
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ commercial plumbers. Those industries include construction, manufacturing and professional.
Commercial Plumber Industry Statistics
Commercial Plumber Turnover And Employment Statistics
Commercial Plumber Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of commercial plumbers changed.
- Unemployment rate
Commercial Plumber Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Commercial Plumber Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Commercial Plumber Stay in a Job
By looking over 805 commercial plumbers resumes, we figured out that the average commercial plumber enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.
Less than one year
Commercial Plumber Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||28%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Commercial Plumbers with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to commercial plumbers.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Sheet Metal Former||4.07%||2,828|
Commercial Plumber LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Sheet Metal Former||4.07%||2,828|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Commercial Plumbers
The most common foreign language among commercial plumbers is Spanish at 62.5%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Mandarin at 12.5% and Polish is the third-most popular at 12.5%.
- Spanish, 62.5%
- Mandarin, 12.5%
- Polish, 12.5%
- Carrier, 12.5%
Commercial Plumber Languages Spoken