Pipefitter salary in United States

How much does a Pipefitter make in the United States?

3.6k salaries reported, updated at November 24, 2021
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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.

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Most common benefits

  • Referral program
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for pipefitters

Most recommended certification


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.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
201257increase by 57
2013130increase by 128.07%
2014384increase by 195.38%
2015239decrease by 37.76%
2016287increase by 20.08%
2017357increase by 24.39%
2018571increase by 59.94%
2019730increase by 27.85%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Pipefitters

  • Referral program
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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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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