Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters among Ohio 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,140
25th Percentile Wage
$40,130
50th Percentile Wage
$53,330
75th Percentile Wage
$67,900
90th Percentile Wage
$78,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,140.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.45
25th Percentile Wage
$19.29
50th Percentile Wage
$25.64
75th Percentile Wage
$32.64
90th Percentile Wage
$37.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.60. The median hourly salary is $25.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.45.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,3302.91%11.61%
201551,780-0.44%-
201452,0105.81%-
201348,9903.78%-
201247,140--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Ohio ranges from $41,410 to $71,890. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Ohio is Toledo with a median annual salary of $71,890. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Sandusky (mean annual salary $69,380). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Toledo
$71,890
Sandusky
$69,380
Springfield
$60,500
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$59,880
Akron
$58,690
Mansfield
$58,690
Cincinnati-Middletown
$53,180
Dayton
$52,770
Lima
$48,260
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$47,810
Columbus
$47,520
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$47,140
Canton-Massillon
$45,280
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$42,420
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$41,410


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