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Pipelayers Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for pipelayers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pipelayers among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pipelayers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,880
25th Percentile Wage
$27,070
50th Percentile Wage
$32,860
75th Percentile Wage
$39,910
90th Percentile Wage
$48,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.52
25th Percentile Wage
$13.02
50th Percentile Wage
$15.80
75th Percentile Wage
$19.19
90th Percentile Wage
$23.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pipelayers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.52. The median hourly salary is $15.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pipelayers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,860-1.10%2.43%
201533,220-8.16%-
201435,9307.12%-
201333,3703.93%-
201232,060--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pipelayers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pipelayers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pipelayers in state of Alabama ranges from $28,530 to $42,090. The highest paying area for pipelayers in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $42,090. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Florence-Muscle Shoals (mean annual salary $38,640). The lowest paying area is Montgomery with a median annual salary of $28,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$42,090
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$38,640
Tuscaloosa
$36,880
Huntsville
$35,600
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$35,050
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$33,840
Auburn-Opelika
$32,940
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$32,610
Mobile
$32,500
Dothan
$31,390
Birmingham-Hoover
$30,800
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,800
Montgomery
$28,530



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