March 17, 2022
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How Much Money Does a Plumber Make?

How much money does a plumber make? 

Plumbers earn an average annual base salary of $73,320, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $35.25/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.  

Plumbers install and maintain the pipes and valves that make up a building’s water and drainage systems. To learn more about plumbing, check out our plumber career page.