Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Rochester, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Rochester, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Rochester 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 Rochester, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,650
25th Percentile Wage
$45,910
50th Percentile Wage
$63,600
75th Percentile Wage
$74,660
90th Percentile Wage
$81,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Rochester, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,650.

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
$63,600
2.36% 10.52%
2016
$62,100
11.47% -
2015
$54,980
-7.44% -
2014
$59,070
9.92% -
2013
$53,210
-6.95% -
2012
$56,910
- -

Table 3. Compare Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary in Rochester with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $63,600 in Rochester 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 Rochester is 36.3 percent (36.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Nassau-Suffolk and 36.4 percent (36.4%) 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



See also: Top paying jobs in Rochester, New York.