Plumber Salary in the United States

How much does a Plumber make in the United States? The average Plumber salary in the United States is $55,986 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $48,697 and $64,050. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Inspects, repairs, installs, modifies, and maintains plumbing fixtures and piping in heating, water and drainage systems. Identifies plumbing and safety problems applicable to the installation and takes necessary corrective action using appropriate parts and tools. Complies with all required safety, building code and inspection requirements. Reads and interprets blueprints, specifications, and other instructions. Has completed required apprenticeship. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. Typically requires certain certifications in plumbing. Requires a plumbing license from the applicable local authority. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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