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Pipelayers Salary Information in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pipelayers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pipelayers in Philadelphia 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 Pipelayers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,660
25th Percentile Wage
$41,760
50th Percentile Wage
$52,980
75th Percentile Wage
$60,990
90th Percentile Wage
$72,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pipelayers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,980
-4.89% 4.17%
2016
$55,570
4.39% -
2015
$53,130
7.85% -
2014
$48,960
1.65% -
2013
$48,150
-5.44% -
2012
$50,770
- -

Table 3. Compare Pipelayers Salary in Philadelphia with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $52,980 in Philadelphia is in the middle of salary range for pipelayers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of pipelayers in Philadelphia is 22.9 percent (22.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Scranton--Wilkes-Barre and 35.3 percent (35.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lancaster.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$68,730
Newark-Union
$61,520
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,650
Pittsburgh
$60,090
Philadelphia
$52,980
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$52,730
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,010
State College
$51,320
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$48,980
Williamsport
$48,180
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$45,850
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$43,820
York-Hanover
$39,360
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$35,690
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$35,680
Lancaster
$34,270



See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.