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Plumber salary in United States

How much does a Plumber make in the United States?

Average base salary

$6,750per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a plumber is $28.59 per hour in the United States and $6,750 overtime per year.16.1k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Plumbers in United States

  1. South West Plumbing
    14 reviews53 salaries reported
    $90.31per hour
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Highest paying cities for Plumbers near United States

  1. San Diego, CA
    $30.79 per hour
    70 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $30.67 per hour
    100 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $29.32 per hour
    95 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $29.24 per hour
    262 salaries reported
  2. Union, NJ
    $28.72 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Colorado Springs, CO
    $28.71 per hour
    74 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $28.58 per hour
    192 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $28.28 per hour
    88 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $27.95 per hour
    143 salaries reported
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Where can a Plumber earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Plumbers

Most recommended license

Plumbing License

(earn +13.92% more)

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 11.69% since 2018. Plumbers with this license earn +13.92% more than the average base salary, which is $28.59 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20107increase by 7
201114increase by 100.00%
20122798increase by 19885.71%
201312876increase by 360.19%
201416048increase by 24.63%
201511535decrease by 28.12%
201615370increase by 33.25%
201712510decrease by 18.61%
201813692increase by 9.45%
201912091decrease by 11.69%

Top companies hiring Plumbers on Indeed

Fairfax County Public Schools
US Bureau of Engraving and Printing
US John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Generator Supercenter
Service Specialties Inc
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Top fields of study
Medical Degree
Top certifications
Backflow Certification
Top skills

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Plumbers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Company truck
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tools provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,916 ratings

54% of Plumbers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Journeyperson Plumber

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