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Journeyman Plumber Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$53,000
$33,000
$53,000
$85,000
Did you know that the average journeyman plumber makes $53,582 per year? That's valued at $25.76 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $33,000 and $85,000, meaning journeyman plumbers have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most journeyman plumbers find a job with professional and construction companies, while others work for construction, technology, and manufacturing companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Nevada, Montana and New Jersey are the top states in the U.S. to pay journeyman plumbers the highest salaries.
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Map of Journeyman Plumber Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Journeyman Plumbers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Journeyman Plumber Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Nevada, Montana and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for journeyman plumbers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.

City
Average Salary
Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, CA
$63,874
$64k
Cherry Hill, NJ
Cherry Hill, NJ
$63,343
$63k
Fall River, MA
Fall River, MA
$59,906
$60k
Cranston, RI
Cranston, RI
$59,606
$60k
Salisbury, MD
Salisbury, MD
$59,552
$60k
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
$59,127
$59k
Salem, NH
Salem, NH
$58,956
$59k
Lima, OH
Lima, OH
$58,809
$59k
Champaign, IL
Champaign, IL
$58,352
$58k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$57,576
$58k

High Paying Journeyman Plumber Jobs

Average Journeyman Plumber Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a journeyman plumber, working for Atlantic Constructors or Roto-Rooter Group might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like TDIndustries and TLC Plumbing report highly competitive salaries for journeyman plumbers.

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Journeyman Plumber Salary History

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    Average Journeyman Plumber Pay By Industry

    Journeyman plumber salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with construction, technology, and manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a journeyman plumber can make a yearly salary of $60,762 while working for construction companies. All the while, other journeyman plumbers are making $41,443 at technology companies and $41,157 at manufacturing companies. One industry journeyman plumbers may want to avoid is the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $38,615.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Construction
    Construction
    $60,762
    $61k
    Technology
    Technology
    $41,443
    $41k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $41,157
    $41k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $38,615
    $39k

    Journeyman Plumber Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a journeyman plumber can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $48,001
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    $30,528
    $30,528
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