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Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers

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: $17.47
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.91 $15.15 $18.40
Minnesota
$15.67 $17.47 $19.22
Southeast Minnesota
$16.27 $17.84 $19.41
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.09 $17.09 $19.07

* "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 230 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 448 new Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 56,900 65,800 8,900 15.6%
Minnesota 274 314 40 14.6%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent


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