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Pipelayers Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for pipelayers in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pipelayers amongst Minnesota metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pipelayers in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,940
25th Percentile Wage
$50,170
50th Percentile Wage
$64,130
75th Percentile Wage
$72,940
90th Percentile Wage
$78,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.65
25th Percentile Wage
$24.12
50th Percentile Wage
$30.83
75th Percentile Wage
$35.07
90th Percentile Wage
$37.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pipelayers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.74. The median hourly salary is $30.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.65.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pipelayers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,1307.48%6.22%
201559,33010.64%-
201453,020-13.43%-
201360,1400.00%-
201260,140--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pipelayers in Minnesota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pipelayers in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pipelayers in state of Minnesota ranges from $48,910 to $70,570. The highest paying area for pipelayers in Minnesota is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,570. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is St Cloud (mean annual salary $59,950). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $48,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$70,570
St Cloud
$59,950
Mankato-North Mankato
$48,910


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