• Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 47,220
    $33,890 range bar $65,650
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters install and repair piping fixtures and systems.

What do they typically do

  • Prepare cost estimates for clients
  • Read blueprints and follow state and local building codes
  • Determine the materials and equipment needed for a job
  • Install pipes and fixtures
  • Inspect and test installed pipe systems and pipelines
  • Troubleshoot malfunctioning systems
  • Maintain and repair plumbing systems

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Openings 1,910

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