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Best states for a Plumber

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to Plumber jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

Our research found that Alaska is the best state for Plumbers, while Illinois and Alaska are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Alaska has a median salary of $67,013 and Illinois has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Plumbers.

Alaska is the best state for jobs for Plumbers, and California is the worst.

The most common pay in Alaska is $67,013, while the median pay in California is $43,155.

Alaska is the best state, and Lisle is the city with the highest pay for Plumbers.

The 10 Best States in America For Plumbers in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Virginia
  3. Illinois
  4. Oregon
  5. Minnesota
  6. Michigan
  7. Montana
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Wisconsin
  10. Delaware
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  • (129 jobs)
  • (44 jobs)
  • (21 jobs)
  • (24 jobs)
  • (40 jobs)
  • (9 jobs)
  • (73 jobs)
  • (19 jobs)
  • (9 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Plumbers, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Plumbers, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Plumbers.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Plumbers include Roto-Rooter Plumbing and Drain Service and W. E. Welch & Associates.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Plumbers in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $67,013 $48,000 $91,000 0.72
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Alaska

2. Virginia

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
129 $58,406 $48,000 $70,000 1.41
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Virginia

3. Illinois

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
44 $75,289 $54,000 $103,000 0.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Illinois

4. Oregon

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
21 $65,525 $47,000 $90,000 0.71
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Oregon

5. Minnesota

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
24 $65,678 $47,000 $90,000 0.46
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Minnesota

6. Michigan

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
40 $60,303 $43,000 $82,000 0.66
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Michigan

7. Montana

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9 $53,665 $39,000 $73,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Montana

8. Massachusetts

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
73 $57,678 $42,000 $79,000 0.95
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Wisconsin

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
19 $60,966 $44,000 $83,000 0.43
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Wisconsin

10. Delaware

Total Plumber Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9 $53,898 $39,000 $74,000 1.21
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Plumber Jobs in Delaware

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Plumber

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Plumber

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