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Highest Paying Cities for Pipelayers

The top 100 highest paying cities for pipelayers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of pipelayers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $73,130, Savannah, Georgia is the highest paying city for pipelayers. It is followed by Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin (average annual salary $71,260). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of pipelayers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Pipelayers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Savannah, Georgia
$73,130
120
2 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$71,260
110
3 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$71,250
40
4 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$70,570
30
5 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$70,550
40
6 Tacoma, Washington
$69,870
100
7 Binghamton, New York
$69,830
60
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$69,580
180
9 St Louis, Missouri
$68,750
260
10 Duluth, Wisconsin
$68,030
30
11 New Haven, Connecticut
$67,480
70
12 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$66,740
200
13 Kansas City, Missouri
$66,460
160
14 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$66,020
620
15 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$65,620
450
16 Bellingham, Washington
$65,540
30
17 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$65,250
120
18 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$65,170
520
19 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$64,840
170
20 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$64,580
130
21 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$64,210
60
22 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$63,620
n/a
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$63,490
290
24 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$63,340
280
25 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$63,200
560
26 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$62,740
30
27 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$62,540
250
28 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$61,820
100
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$61,760
680
30 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$60,900
n/a
31 Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$60,770
50
32 Madison, Wisconsin
$60,430
50
33 St Cloud, Minnesota
$59,950
50
34 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$59,860
1,000
35 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$58,740
80
36 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$58,050
190
37 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$57,590
60
38 Nashua, New Hampshire
$57,540
30
39 Gary, Indiana
$57,030
70
40 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$56,950
180
41 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$56,700
240
42 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$56,530
80
43 Napa, California
$56,040
40
44 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$55,570
100
45 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$55,450
40
46 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$55,450
200
47 Syracuse, New York
$55,160
40
48 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$54,900
70
49 Spokane, Washington
$54,450
70
50 Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$54,300
40
51 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$54,230
70
52 Stockton, California
$53,980
80
53 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$53,930
100
54 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$53,780
380
55 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$53,370
30
56 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$53,040
70
57 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$53,040
230
58 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$52,610
70
59 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$51,750
370
60 State College, Pennsylvania
$51,050
30
61 Lewiston, Washington
$51,010
30
62 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$50,680
450
63 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$50,050
30
64 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$49,970
220
65 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$49,430
240
66 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$48,980
30
67 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$48,910
30
68 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$48,690
70
69 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$48,580
600
70 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$48,260
330
71 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$48,010
60
72 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$47,210
60
73 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$47,150
200
74 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$46,910
110
75 Columbus, Ohio
$46,760
100
76 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$46,260
200
77 Rochester, New York
$46,250
70
78 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$46,110
60
79 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$45,870
150
80 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$45,850
60
81 Springfield, Massachusetts
$45,790
90
82 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$45,330
30
83 Honolulu, Hawaii
$44,790
80
84 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$44,720
30
85 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$44,460
120
86 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$43,530
30
87 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$43,390
120
88 Lynchburg, Virginia
$43,290
n/a
89 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$43,180
n/a
90 Prescott, Arizona
$43,130
60
91 Wichita, Kansas
$42,890
290
92 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$42,850
120
93 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$42,740
40
94 Bismarck, North Dakota
$42,680
60
95 Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
$42,650
60
96 Salt Lake City, Utah
$42,390
210
97 Decatur, Alabama
$42,090
90
98 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$41,960
70
99 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$41,960
70
100 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$41,930
120
See also: Highest paying industries for pipelayers.