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Highest Paying Cities for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

The top 100 highest paying cities for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (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 plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $129,970, Bellingham, Washington is the highest paying city for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters. It is followed by Nassau-Suffolk, New York (average annual salary $93,200). 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 plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Bellingham, Washington
$129,970
340
2 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$93,200
5,980
3 Springfield, Illinois
$90,850
450
4 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$88,760
50
5 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$87,070
8,830
6 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$86,790
280
7 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$85,950
12,170
8 Gary, Indiana
$85,100
1,320
9 Tacoma, Washington
$83,940
870
10 Medford, Oregon
$83,520
250
11 Janesville, Wisconsin
$82,760
100
12 Rockford, Illinois
$82,400
370
13 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$82,220
1,230
14 Yuba City, California
$79,120
110
15 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$77,360
5,310
16 St Louis, Missouri
$77,030
3,900
17 Peabody, Massachusetts
$76,670
410
18 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$76,590
350
19 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$76,550
90
20 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$75,980
4,080
21 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$75,290
1,720
22 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$74,890
180
23 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$74,600
140
24 Madison, Wisconsin
$74,460
940
25 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$72,860
130
26 Peoria, Illinois
$72,630
590
27 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$72,330
130
28 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$72,160
300
29 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$72,110
140
30 Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana
$72,000
160
31 Toledo, Ohio
$71,890
1,030
32 Fairbanks, Alaska
$71,630
360
33 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$71,580
190
34 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$71,270
27,250
35 Duluth, Wisconsin
$70,960
320
36 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$70,650
430
37 Ithaca, New York
$70,500
70
38 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$70,360
13,710
39 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$70,360
430
40 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$70,150
480
41 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$70,010
310
42 Columbus, Indiana
$69,860
80
43 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$69,820
650
44 Monroe, Michigan
$69,450
130
45 Sandusky, Ohio
$69,380
110
46 Erie, Pennsylvania
$69,190
410
47 Kokomo, Indiana
$69,180
280
48 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$69,180
500
49 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$68,910
5,930
50 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$68,870
460
51 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$68,750
110
52 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$68,540
930
53 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$68,500
5,090
54 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$68,470
110
55 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$68,170
780
56 Billings, Montana
$67,970
320
57 Appleton, Wisconsin
$67,850
770
58 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$67,780
310
59 Danbury, Connecticut
$67,630
220
60 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$67,240
260
61 Flint, Michigan
$67,030
740
62 Charleston, West Virginia
$66,890
220
63 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$66,710
440
64 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$66,130
230
65 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$65,890
2,840
66 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$65,760
80
67 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$65,740
2,020
68 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$65,640
330
69 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$65,560
2,070
70 Anchorage, Alaska
$65,100
940
71 Framingham, Massachusetts
$64,910
1,100
72 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$64,570
110
73 New Haven, Connecticut
$64,370
1,050
74 Evansville, Kentucky
$64,330
890
75 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$64,190
200
76 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$64,120
8,710
77 Salinas, California
$63,990
270
78 Corvallis, Oregon
$63,940
60
79 Syracuse, New York
$63,790
950
80 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$63,730
2,040
81 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$63,230
3,790
82 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$63,060
1,710
83 Honolulu, Hawaii
$62,700
1,630
84 Steubenville-Weirton, West Virginia
$62,380
100
85 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$62,380
6,680
86 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$62,340
80
87 Rochester, New York
$62,100
1,180
88 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$62,020
6,060
89 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$62,020
2,660
90 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$61,650
220
91 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$61,610
3,010
92 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$61,520
130
93 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$61,370
310
94 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$61,160
50
95 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$60,930
50
96 Rochester, Minnesota
$60,810
660
97 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$60,760
330
98 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$60,620
1,630
99 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$60,560
550
100 Springfield, Ohio
$60,500
70
See also: Highest paying industries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters.