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

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

Average Annual Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,390
25th Percentile Wage
$39,550
50th Percentile Wage
$50,910
75th Percentile Wage
$61,960
90th Percentile Wage
$76,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for 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) plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $76,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $32,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,910
1.91% 10.67%
2016
$49,940
-1.40% -
2015
$50,640
5.86% -
2014
$47,670
-1.51% -
2013
$48,390
6.01% -
2012
$45,480
- -

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

The average salaries of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in ten 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 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 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
Spectator Sports
$60,350
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$58,310
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$58,310
Gambling Industries
$54,760
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$54,240
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$50,640
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$49,030
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$48,020
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$41,640

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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