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Plumber salary in United States

How much does a Plumber make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $28.50
Low $15.98
High $50.80
$6,750per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a plumber is $28.50 per hour in the United States and $6,750 overtime per year.21k salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2023

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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. All City Plumbing
    19 reviews563 salaries reported
    $60.21per hour
  2. $43.75per hour
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Highest paying cities for Plumbers near United States

  1. Union, NJ
    $36.30 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $28.76 per hour
    201 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $28.38 per hour
    144 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $28.00 per hour
    197 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $27.90 per hour
    127 salaries reported
  3. Cincinnati, OH
    $27.84 per hour
    102 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $25.92 per hour
    233 salaries reported
  2. Tucson, AZ
    $25.14 per hour
    72 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $24.89 per hour
    177 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 $28.50 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

Loudoun County Public Schools
J Hood Services LLC
Schrader Plumbing
Meckley Services, 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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