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Pipelayers Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for pipelayers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pipelayers amongst North Carolina 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 Pipelayers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,750
25th Percentile Wage
$28,270
50th Percentile Wage
$32,610
75th Percentile Wage
$38,130
90th Percentile Wage
$44,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pipelayers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,610
1.13% 9.63%
2016
$32,240
5.09% -
2015
$30,600
3.33% -
2014
$29,580
3.38% -
2013
$28,580
-3.11% -
2012
$29,470
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pipelayers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pipelayers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pipelayers in state of North Carolina ranges from $26,680 to $35,340. The highest paying area for pipelayers in North Carolina is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $35,340. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $34,880). The lowest paying area is Winston-Salem with a median annual salary of $26,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville
$35,340
Durham-Chapel Hill
$34,880
Raleigh-Cary
$34,870
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$34,030
Greensboro-High Point
$33,340
Wilmington
$32,950
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,810
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,660
Jacksonville
$31,550
Greenville
$30,760
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,720
Burlington
$30,690
Asheville
$29,590
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$28,830
Rocky Mount
$26,880
Goldsboro
$26,700
Winston-Salem
$26,680




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