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Plumber salary in United States

How much does a Plumber make in the United States?

Average base salary

$28.41

Most common benefits

Overtime
$6,750per year
Others
401(k)
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The average salary for a plumber is $28.41 per hour in the United States and $6,750 overtime per year.16k salaries reported, updated at June 23, 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
    3.9star
    10 reviews57 salaries reported
    $90.29per hour
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Highest paying cities for Plumbers in United States

  1. San Diego, CA
    $30.42 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $30.27 per hour
    85 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $29.00 per hour
    95 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $28.97 per hour
    207 salaries reported
  2. Union, NJ
    $28.26 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $28.19 per hour
    169 salaries reported
  1. Colorado Springs, CO
    $28.13 per hour
    93 salaries reported
  2. Indianapolis, IN
    $28.00 per hour
    79 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $27.66 per hour
    128 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 skill

Boilerearn +38.48% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 53.79% since 2018. Plumbers with this skill earn +38.48% more than the average base salary, which is $28.41 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201226increase by 26
2013186increase by 615.38%
2014321increase by 72.58%
2015139decrease by 56.70%
2016231increase by 66.19%
201796decrease by 58.44%
2018290increase by 202.08%
2019134decrease by 53.79%

Top companies hiring Plumbers with the recommended skill

Frank Gay Commercial Services
Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
Canyon Plumbing and Heating
Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical
Red Oak Commercial Plumbing
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Top fields of study
Medical Degree
+33.25%salary
Top certifications
Backflow Certification
+33.21%salary
Top licenses
Plumbing License
+13.92%salary

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

27 job openings

Average $62,875 per year

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