Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters among Montana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,920
25th Percentile Wage
$52,400
50th Percentile Wage
$64,020
75th Percentile Wage
$75,670
90th Percentile Wage
$83,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,920.

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
$64,020
7.34% 19.90%
2016
$59,320
3.89% -
2015
$57,010
10.09% -
2014
$51,260
-0.08% -
2013
$51,300
0.04% -
2012
$51,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Montana ranges from $51,540 to $76,170. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Montana is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,170. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Billings (mean annual salary $70,240). The lowest paying area is Great Falls with a median annual salary of $51,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$76,170
Billings
$70,240
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$68,150
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$59,910
Missoula
$59,750
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$57,640
Great Falls
$51,540




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