Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,190
25th Percentile Wage
$40,170
50th Percentile Wage
$49,920
75th Percentile Wage
$61,110
90th Percentile Wage
$74,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $74,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $33,190.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,9203.53%-1.56%
201548,160-5.92%-
201451,0102.22%-
201349,880-1.64%-
201250,700--

Compare Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in three industries in the accommodation and food services 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 casino hotels industry with an annual salary $53,620. The lowest paying industry is the accommodation industry (annual salary $49,920). For detailed pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$53,620
Traveler Accommodation
$49,970
Accommodation
$49,920

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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