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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 $111,550, Bellingham, Washington is the highest paying city for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters. It is followed by Nassau-Suffolk, New York (average annual salary $99,900). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$111,550
430
2 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$99,900
5,910
3 Springfield, Illinois
$89,580
450
4 Albany, USA
$87,900
160
5 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$87,200
10,080
6 Rockford, Illinois
$86,950
430
7 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$86,920
40
8 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$86,130
13,310
9 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$83,600
940
10 Gary, Indiana
$82,500
1,610
11 Carbondale-Marion, USA
$82,130
170
12 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$81,700
1,960
13 Elgin, USA
$81,370
690
14 Medford, Oregon
$80,780
250
15 Janesville, Wisconsin
$80,390
120
16 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$78,940
50
17 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$78,820
140
18 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$78,520
330
19 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$77,440
5,640
20 Duluth, Wisconsin
$76,680
350
21 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$76,300
300
22 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$76,170
190
23 Madison, Wisconsin
$75,850
1,090
24 Walla Walla, USA
$75,600
50
25 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$75,470
190
26 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$75,390
4,120
27 St Louis, Missouri
$75,250
3,450
28 Kokomo, Indiana
$74,230
340
29 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$73,980
510
30 Toledo, Ohio
$73,840
1,090
31 Terre Haute, Indiana
$73,760
210
32 Peoria, Illinois
$73,090
560
33 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$72,690
26,920
34 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$72,630
760
35 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$72,600
770
36 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$72,400
110
37 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$72,000
270
38 Erie, Pennsylvania
$71,950
450
39 Anchorage, Alaska
$71,710
760
40 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$71,700
390
41 Fairbanks, Alaska
$71,630
360
42 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$71,630
240
43 Tacoma, Washington
$71,550
820
44 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$71,370
4,300
45 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$71,210
140
46 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$71,190
450
47 Flint, Michigan
$71,130
1,020
48 Weirton-Steubenville, USA
$71,030
210
49 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$70,900
210
50 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$70,810
100
51 Urban Honolulu, USA
$70,700
1,520
52 Ithaca, New York
$70,500
140
53 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$70,360
13,710
54 Billings, Montana
$70,240
570
55 Columbus, Indiana
$69,900
80
56 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$69,870
5,890
57 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$69,500
290
58 Framingham, Massachusetts
$69,410
780
59 Sandusky, Ohio
$69,380
110
60 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$69,270
1,120
61 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$68,930
40
62 St Joseph, Missouri
$68,910
70
63 Monroe, Michigan
$68,830
110
64 Appleton, Wisconsin
$68,460
800
65 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$68,150
18,050
66 Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$68,150
120
67 Evansville, Kentucky
$67,480
790
68 Charleston, West Virginia
$67,290
260
69 Cumberland, West Virginia
$67,270
120
70 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$67,240
260
71 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$67,040
620
72 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$66,930
790
73 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$66,880
5,900
74 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$66,740
5,530
75 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$66,570
220
76 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$65,990
130
77 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$65,940
4,710
78 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$65,890
2,840
79 Corvallis, Oregon
$65,880
70
80 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$65,740
2,020
81 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$65,300
2,310
82 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$65,250
120
83 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$65,220
560
84 Peabody, Massachusetts
$65,190
200
85 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$64,850
270
86 Camden, New Jersey
$64,600
1,470
87 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$64,400
210
88 Yuba City, California
$64,250
80
89 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$64,210
1,700
90 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$64,020
200
91 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$63,820
250
92 Salem, Oregon
$63,700
490
93 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$63,690
160
94 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$63,640
1,590
95 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,630
1,400
96 Rochester, New York
$63,600
1,330
97 Racine, Wisconsin
$63,500
80
98 Bend, Oregon
$63,380
180
99 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$62,890
2,010
100 Honolulu, Hawaii
$62,700
1,630
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