At-A-Glance

Median Pay*
$55,380.00 per year
Employment Change, 2017-2022*
200
Number of Jobs, 2016*
880
Entry-Level Education
High school diploma or equivalent
Work Experience
None
On-the-job Training
Apprenticeship
Job Outlook, 2017-2022*
21.5 %

*Data is specific to the Southeast Texas region.

Job Outlook
Percent change in employment, projected 2017-2022
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
21.5%
All Occupations
18.26%
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the Targeted Occupations List for Southeast Texas
What Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Do
Assemble, install, alter, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems. Includes sprinklerfitters.
SOURCE:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition and ONETOnline