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Pipelayers Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of pipelayers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare pipelayers salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Pipelayers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,970
25th Percentile Wage
$29,100
50th Percentile Wage
$46,390
75th Percentile Wage
$61,890
90th Percentile Wage
$73,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $73,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pipelayers is $22,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pipelayers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,390
14.16% 38.76%
2016
$39,820
11.50% -
2015
$35,240
-0.26% -
2014
$35,330
4.81% -
2013
$33,630
15.52% -
2012
$28,410
- -

Compare Pipelayers Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of pipelayers in three industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for pipelayers occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services industry with an annual salary $46,390. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $34,300). For detailed pipelayers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,390
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$34,300
Engineering Services
$34,300

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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