Pipelayer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Pipelayer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $67,900
Alaska $72,020
Illinois $69,160
New Jersey $66,620
Minnesota $64,130
Missouri $62,480
Washington $60,500
Connecticut $58,510
Wisconsin $61,160
Hawaii $55,970
New York $49,880
District of Columbia $49,100
Montana $53,680
Pennsylvania $48,360
California $49,000
Oregon $49,560
Iowa $47,290
North Dakota $44,980
Indiana $44,490
Ohio $44,520
New Hampshire $45,930
Kansas $39,410
Louisiana $40,500
West Virginia $39,210
Colorado $39,290
Arizona $39,720
Maryland $39,640
Michigan $42,240
Georgia $38,480
Nevada $42,210
Vermont $36,930
Delaware $37,200
Maine $38,150
Florida $35,250
Idaho $37,880
Utah $37,420
Kentucky $33,410
Virginia $35,040
Oklahoma $33,420
South Carolina $34,550
Nebraska $36,250
New Mexico $36,080
South Dakota $34,610
Tennessee $33,150
Wyoming $34,500
Texas $31,620
Arkansas $31,190
Alabama $32,860
North Carolina $32,240
Mississippi $30,180
Puerto Rico $28,980

How do pipelayer salaries compare to similar careers?

Pipelayers earn 6% less than similar careers in Montana. On average, they make less than electricians but more than cement masons.

Career Median Salary
Electrician salary $59K
Crane operator salary $63K
Surveyor salary $58K
Pipefitter salary $59K
Plumber salary $59K
Pipelayer salary $54K
Brickmason salary $51K
HVAC technician salary $44K
Stonemason salary $48K
Cement mason salary $45K