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Pipelayers Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for pipelayers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pipelayers amongst California 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 California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,800
25th Percentile Wage
$38,710
50th Percentile Wage
$49,000
75th Percentile Wage
$60,640
90th Percentile Wage
$73,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.81
25th Percentile Wage
$18.61
50th Percentile Wage
$23.56
75th Percentile Wage
$29.15
90th Percentile Wage
$35.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pipelayers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.19. The median hourly salary is $23.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.81.

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
201649,000-7.78%-13.31%
201552,810-11.82%-
201459,050-1.15%-
201359,7307.05%-
201255,520--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pipelayers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pipelayers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pipelayers in state of California ranges from $38,440 to $64,840. The highest paying area for pipelayers in California is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine with a median annual salary of $64,840. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles (mean annual salary $63,620). The lowest paying area is Fresno with a median annual salary of $38,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$64,840
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$63,620
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$61,760
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$56,950
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$56,700
Napa
$56,040
Stockton
$53,980
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$53,780
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$53,040
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$51,750
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$49,430
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$48,580
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$46,110
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$43,390
Visalia-Porterville
$38,930
Fresno
$38,440



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