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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Work with pipelines that carry water, air, or other liquids or gases.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$35.86 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  13.1%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect plumbing systems or fixtures.
  • Inspect work sites to identify potential environmental or safety hazards.
  • Test green technology installations to verify performance.
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
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