Helpers--pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, And Steamfitters

Training Requirements for Helpers--pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, And Steamfitters

Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters need a high school diploma or equivalent and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters
Percent
Less than High School 32.2
High School 42.1
Some College 17.1
Associates Degree 5.0
Bachelors Degree 3.1
Masters Degree 0.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment Outlook for Helpers--pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, And Steamfitters

This represents about 52,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.

Typical Income for Helpers--pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, And Steamfitters

Hourly Income

On average,helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters make $14.73 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters $9.89 $11.65 $13.96 $17.12 $20.90
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Helpers, construction trades $9.75 $11.52 $14.03 $17.35 $21.34
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters make $30,640 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters $20,570 $24,220 $29,030 $35,610 $43,470
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Helpers, construction trades $20,290 $23,970 $29,180 $36,090 $44,390
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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