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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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pipelayers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,440
25th Percentile Wage
$27,970
50th Percentile Wage
$32,240
75th Percentile Wage
$37,460
90th Percentile Wage
$43,420

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 $43,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.23
25th Percentile Wage
$13.45
50th Percentile Wage
$15.50
75th Percentile Wage
$18.01
90th Percentile Wage
$20.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pipelayers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.88. The median hourly salary is $15.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.23.

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
201632,2405.09%8.59%
201530,6003.33%-
201429,5803.38%-
201328,580-3.11%-
201229,470--

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 $26,700 to $40,990. The highest paying area for pipelayers in North Carolina is Winston-Salem with a median annual salary of $40,990. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $35,620). The lowest paying area is Goldsboro with a median annual salary of $26,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winston-Salem
$40,990
Durham-Chapel Hill
$35,620
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$35,280
Fayetteville
$34,600
Raleigh-Cary
$34,520
Wilmington
$32,900
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,020
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,750
Jacksonville
$31,500
Greensboro-High Point
$31,360
Greenville
$30,760
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,310
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,310
Rocky Mount
$26,880
Goldsboro
$26,700


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