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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,990
25th Percentile Wage
$51,200
50th Percentile Wage
$69,270
75th Percentile Wage
$80,270
90th Percentile Wage
$91,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,990.

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
$69,270
1.05% 5.27%
2016
$68,540
1.05% -
2015
$67,820
-2.74% -
2014
$69,680
4.76% -
2013
$66,360
1.12% -
2012
$65,620
- -

Table 3. Compare Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $69,270 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 30.7 percent (30.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Nassau-Suffolk and 41.6 percent (41.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Utica-Rome.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$99,900
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$72,690
Ithaca
$70,500
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$70,360
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$69,270
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$63,630
Rochester
$63,600
Syracuse
$61,540
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$59,220
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$58,920
Kingston
$57,340
Binghamton
$56,420
Glens Falls
$47,610
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$47,290
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$47,210
Elmira
$46,410
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$41,710
Utica-Rome
$40,480



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