How much do Pipefitters earn in the United States?

Yearly Salary


The average salary for a pipefitter is $45,200


National Average


8,201 salaries reported. Updated 10 November 2021

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How much does a Pipefitter make?

In the United States, the average pay for a pipefitter as of January 2022 is approximately $50,700 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $26.00 per hour and $4,225 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Pipefitter salaries

DirectlyApply has seen pipefitter salaries ranging from a high of $78,000 per year to a low of $37,050 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of pipefitters currently sit between $46,800 per year and $50,700 per year.

To be considered a top earning pipefitter you would be expected to be making in excess of $78,000 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $46,800 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an pipefitter can vary significantly (by as much as $31,200 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

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