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

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

Average Annual Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,690
25th Percentile Wage
$41,730
50th Percentile Wage
$50,840
75th Percentile Wage
$60,770
90th Percentile Wage
$72,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for 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) plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $72,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $33,690.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,840
1.81% 0.28%
2016
$49,920
4.15% -
2015
$47,850
-6.35% -
2014
$50,890
2.26% -
2013
$49,740
-1.93% -
2012
$50,700
- -

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

The average salaries of 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 plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters occupations is the casino hotels industry with an annual salary $53,350. The lowest paying industry is the accommodation industry (annual salary $50,840). For detailed plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$53,350
Traveler Accommodation
$51,060
Accommodation
$50,840

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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