Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,220
25th Percentile Wage
$38,230
50th Percentile Wage
$49,910
75th Percentile Wage
$62,740
90th Percentile Wage
$82,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $82,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $31,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,910-1.32%8.98%
201550,5705.77%-
201447,650-1.34%-
201348,2905.92%-
201245,430--

Compare Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in seven industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters occupations is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry with an annual salary $102,340. The lowest paying industry is the amusement parks and arcades industry (annual salary $41,640). For detailed pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$102,340
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$60,380
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$55,680
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$55,680
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$46,470
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$44,590
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$41,640

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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