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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
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|New York-White Plains-Wayne|| |
|Buffalo-Niagara Falls|| |
|Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Glens Falls|| |
|Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Central New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Central New York nonmetropolitan area|| |