Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters among Indiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,370
25th Percentile Wage
$40,860
50th Percentile Wage
$60,280
75th Percentile Wage
$76,150
90th Percentile Wage
$90,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,280
5.81% 6.42%
2016
$56,780
-2.18% -
2015
$58,020
3.45% -
2014
$56,020
4.86% -
2013
$53,300
-5.83% -
2012
$56,410
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Indiana ranges from $41,280 to $82,500. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $82,500. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Kokomo (mean annual salary $74,230). The lowest paying area is Anderson with a median annual salary of $41,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$82,500
Kokomo
$74,230
Terre Haute
$73,760
Columbus
$69,900
Fort Wayne
$66,930
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$64,020
Bloomington
$56,220
Elkhart-Goshen
$54,910
Indianapolis-Carmel
$53,700
Michigan City-La Porte
$52,840
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$51,150
Lafayette
$48,650
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$43,920
Muncie
$41,560
Anderson
$41,280




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