Plumber salary in New Jersey

How much does a Plumber make in New Jersey?

320 salaries reported, updated at October 17, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a plumber is $27.39 per hour in New Jersey and $6,750 overtime per year.

8% higher
than national average
per year

Most common benefits

  • Food provided
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible schedule
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Salaries by years of experience in New Jersey

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for plumbers

Most recommended license

Plumbing License

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 $27.39 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%

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Most common benefits for Plumbers

  • Food provided
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Referral program
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54% of Plumbers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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