Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters amongst Connecticut 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,990
25th Percentile Wage
$43,840
50th Percentile Wage
$58,630
75th Percentile Wage
$74,240
90th Percentile Wage
$88,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,630
-4.09% 3.04%
2016
$61,030
5.59% -
2015
$57,620
0.12% -
2014
$57,550
-1.42% -
2013
$58,370
2.60% -
2012
$56,850
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Connecticut ranges from $41,700 to $64,210. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Connecticut is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $64,210. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $62,460). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$64,210
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$62,460
Danbury
$58,160
New Haven
$57,570
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$56,510
Waterbury
$44,870
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$41,700




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