Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in Vermont

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,620
25th Percentile Wage
$41,660
50th Percentile Wage
$52,400
75th Percentile Wage
$60,210
90th Percentile Wage
$65,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Vermont in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.68
25th Percentile Wage
$20.03
50th Percentile Wage
$25.19
75th Percentile Wage
$28.95
90th Percentile Wage
$31.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Vermont in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.49. The median hourly salary is $25.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.68.

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
201652,4006.81%20.71%
201548,8305.12%-
201446,3305.42%-
201343,8205.18%-
201241,550--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some Vermont cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of Vermont ranges from $45,580 to $54,570. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in Vermont is Burlington-South Burlington with a median annual salary of $54,570. The second highest paying city/area in Vermont State is Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,200). The lowest paying area is Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Burlington-South Burlington
$54,570
Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area
$48,200
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area
$45,580


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