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Construction & Architecture

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.

Salary Breakdown

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Average

$57,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$34,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$60,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$87,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

12,930

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters


Top Expected Tasks

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Time Management

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension


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