Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters amongst Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,680
25th Percentile Wage
$44,010
50th Percentile Wage
$63,480
75th Percentile Wage
$82,360
90th Percentile Wage
$96,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,680.

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
$63,480
3.15% 4.33%
2016
$61,480
-3.51% -
2015
$63,640
2.81% -
2014
$61,850
-2.62% -
2013
$63,470
4.32% -
2012
$60,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Missouri ranges from $41,610 to $75,250. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $75,250. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Joseph (mean annual salary $68,910). The lowest paying area is Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$75,250
St Joseph
$68,910
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$62,540
Joplin
$59,740
Kansas City
$58,620
Jefferson City
$56,730
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$53,670
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,690
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$47,330
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$47,210
Springfield
$47,000
Columbia
$43,240
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$41,610




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