Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,970
25th Percentile Wage
$33,770
50th Percentile Wage
$43,420
75th Percentile Wage
$54,300
90th Percentile Wage
$62,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.97
25th Percentile Wage
$16.23
50th Percentile Wage
$20.88
75th Percentile Wage
$26.11
90th Percentile Wage
$30.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.14. The median hourly salary is $20.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.97.

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
201643,4202.72%6.52%
201542,2401.49%-
201441,6101.61%-
201340,9400.85%-
201240,590--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Georgia ranges from $31,300 to $51,450. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $51,450. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Warner Robins (mean annual salary $51,240). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $31,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$51,450
Warner Robins
$51,240
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$50,270
Rome
$48,390
Athens-Clarke County
$46,480
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$45,970
Gainesville
$45,160
Savannah
$42,620
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$41,650
Columbus
$38,160
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,870
Valdosta
$37,360
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,230
Albany
$35,480
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$34,430
Macon
$31,300


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