Pipelayers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of pipelayers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare pipelayers salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Pipelayers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,850
25th Percentile Wage
$34,740
50th Percentile Wage
$38,370
75th Percentile Wage
$43,670
90th Percentile Wage
$51,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) pipelayers is $51,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pipelayers is $31,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pipelayers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,370
-1.98% 25.12%
2016
$39,130
2.99% -
2015
$37,960
15.31% -
2014
$32,150
10.64% -
2012
$28,730
- -

Compare Pipelayers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of pipelayers in two industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. For detailed pipelayers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$38,740
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$38,130

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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