Pipefitter salary in United States
How much does a Pipefitter make in the United States?
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The average salary for a pipefitter is $24.96 per hour in the United States and $9,716 overtime per year.
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for pipefitters
The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 27.85% since 2018. Pipefitters with this certification earn +13.03% more than the average base salary, which is $24.96 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2012||57||increase by 57|
|2013||130||increase by 128.07%|
|2014||384||increase by 195.38%|
|2015||239||decrease by 37.76%|
|2016||287||increase by 20.08%|
|2017||357||increase by 24.39%|
|2018||571||increase by 59.94%|
|2019||730||increase by 27.85%|
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70% of Pipefitters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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