Pipelayer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Pipelayer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $96,500
Minnesota $74,450
Alaska $74,320
Wisconsin $67,550
Washington $62,470
Connecticut $61,240
New York $60,160
New Hampshire $59,770
Hawaii $59,710
Kentucky $59,380
Illinois $58,870
Massachusetts $58,870
Pennsylvania $58,620
California $58,210
Missouri $57,990
Indiana $57,930
Oregon $56,520
Colorado $50,430
Nevada $48,610
Iowa $48,260
Arizona $48,060
Ohio $47,550
Michigan $47,530
District of Columbia $47,130
Maryland $47,130
Virginia $46,770
Maine $46,240
Utah $45,550
Nebraska $44,680
Montana $43,280
Delaware $40,640
Idaho $39,570
Louisiana $39,460
North Dakota $38,930
Florida $38,240
Vermont $37,910
South Carolina $37,830
Alabama $37,680
South Dakota $37,680
Texas $37,650
Tennessee $37,550
North Carolina $37,460
Oklahoma $37,170
Kansas $36,960
Wyoming $36,750
Georgia $36,730
New Mexico $36,680
West Virginia $35,620
Arkansas $30,870
Mississippi $29,960
Puerto Rico $23,760

How do pipelayer salaries compare to similar careers?

Pipelayers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than HVAC technicians but more than fork lift operators.

Career Median Salary
HVAC technician salary $49K
Tile and marble setter salary $48K
Cement mason salary $47K
Stonemason salary $48K
Roofer salary $47K
Pipelayer salary $46K
Painter salary $46K
Maintenance worker salary $43K
Construction worker salary $38K
Fork lift operator salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)