Plumber Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$67,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$67,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Mr. Rooter Plumbing
Highest Paying City
Washington, NJ
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a plumber make?
As a Plumber in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $67,103 per year or $32.26 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $110,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $40,000 per year. Construction companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Plumber jobs are New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Montana, and South Dakota. The typical tenure for a Plumber is 3.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Helper
$26,932
Mason
$44,785

Average Plumber Salary By Location

Plumbers in the United States of America make on average $67,103 a year or $32.26 per hour. Plumbers make the most in Washington, NJ at about $67,427 per year. The Washington, NJ average entry-level salary for Plumbers is $44,000. New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Montana, and South Dakota are the top 5 highest earning states for Plumbers. On the other hand, Mississippi, Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Arkansas report the lowest wages for Plumbers.

Map of Plumber Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Plumber Salary By Company

Plumber jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Plumbers are in Construction companies and Professional companies. Mr. Rooter Plumbing and Roto-Rooter Group are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like RT Moore and JA Croson report highly competitive salaries for Plumbers.

Average Plumber Pay By Industry

Wages for Plumbers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Construction companies, Manufacturing companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Plumbers. Construction companies pay their Plumbers the highest wages, averaging $77,956 per year. Manufacturing companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $50,327 and $49,094, respectively. The average salary for Plumbers in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $47,906.
Industry
Average Salary
Construction
Construction
$77,956
$78k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$50,327
$50k
Retail
Retail
$49,094
$49k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$47,906
$48k

Plumber Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Plumber Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Plumber can range from $40,854 to $82,853 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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