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Pipelayers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $36.94
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Pipelayers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.30 $22.81 $29.39
Minnesota
$29.67 $36.94 $38.55
Central Minnesota
$29.67 $37.17 $39.14
Southeast Minnesota
$28.26 $33.98 $37.21
Southwest Minnesota
$26.72 $34.02 $37.24
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$29.67 $37.70 $40.11

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 980 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Pipelayers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 603 new Pipelayers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Pipelayers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 35,100 34,500 -500 -1.5%
Minnesota 590 594 4 0.7%
Central Minnesota 119 118 -1 -0.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 410 411 1 0.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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