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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,310
25th Percentile Wage
$37,820
50th Percentile Wage
$51,340
75th Percentile Wage
$65,340
90th Percentile Wage
$83,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $83,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is $29,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,340-8.88%-3.66%
201555,900-1.48%-
201456,7301.89%-
201355,6604.38%-
201253,220--

Compare Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in five industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 commercial and industrial machinery equipment (except auto and electronic) repair and maintenance industry with an annual salary $54,540. The lowest paying industry is the personal and household goods repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $43,490). For detailed plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$54,540
Repair and Maintenance
$51,700
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$47,110
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$46,180
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
$43,490

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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