Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,970
25th Percentile Wage
$51,480
50th Percentile Wage
$71,630
75th Percentile Wage
$104,530
90th Percentile Wage
$126,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,970.

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
$71,630
3.81% 8.07%
2016
$68,900
5.50% -
2015
$65,110
-2.69% -
2014
$66,860
0.04% -
2013
$66,830
1.47% -
2012
$65,850
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of New York ranges from $40,480 to $99,900. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $99,900. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $72,690). The lowest paying area is Utica-Rome with a median annual salary of $40,480.

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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