Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters amongst Florida metropolitan 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,780
25th Percentile Wage
$31,610
50th Percentile Wage
$39,180
75th Percentile Wage
$48,540
90th Percentile Wage
$58,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.39
25th Percentile Wage
$15.20
50th Percentile Wage
$18.82
75th Percentile Wage
$23.34
90th Percentile Wage
$28.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.18. The median hourly salary is $18.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.39.

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
201639,1804.67%1.28%
201537,3500.72%-
201437,0800.11%-
201337,040-4.43%-
201238,680--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Florida ranges from $24,660 to $46,890. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Florida is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $46,890. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Jacksonville (mean annual salary $45,190). The lowest paying area is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $24,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gainesville
$46,890
Jacksonville
$45,190
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$44,960
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$43,710
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$43,650
Port St Lucie
$42,950
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$42,690
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$41,060
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$40,720
Naples-Marco Island
$40,210
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$39,150
Punta Gorda
$38,370
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$37,840
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$37,760
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$37,460
Ocala
$37,400
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$36,830
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$36,640
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$36,530
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$36,180
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$36,110
Tallahassee
$35,640
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$34,760
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$34,740
Palm Coast
$34,440
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$24,660


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