January 13, 2022
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How Much Money Does a Pipefitter Make?

How much money does a pipefitter make? 

Pipefitters earn an average annual base salary of $62,697, according to the 2018 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $30.18/hour 

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest 10% of plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters earned more than $98,990 annually.  

Pipefitters install and maintain heavy-duty piping systems that contain and transport chemicals and gasses. To learn more about pipefitting, check out our pipefitter career page.