Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters among Arkansas areas 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 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,850
25th Percentile Wage
$28,910
50th Percentile Wage
$37,380
75th Percentile Wage
$47,520
90th Percentile Wage
$55,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.47
25th Percentile Wage
$13.90
50th Percentile Wage
$17.97
75th Percentile Wage
$22.84
90th Percentile Wage
$26.85

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.85. The median hourly salary is $17.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.47.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,3805.40%-11.24%
201535,360-4.50%-
201436,950-4.47%-
201338,600-7.72%-
201241,580--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Arkansas ranges from $24,780 to $43,500. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Arkansas is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway with a median annual salary of $43,500. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,930). The lowest paying area is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$43,500
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$39,930
Pine Bluff
$32,320
Jonesboro
$32,250
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$31,090
Hot Springs
$28,000
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$25,440
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$24,780


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