Graduate Salary
2-5 years
Avg Length

Plumbing Requirements

Individuals may earn a plumbing degree or diploma from community colleges and technical schools. These programs can provide students with the entry-level skills and knowledge to enter plumbing apprentice programs. Courses in a plumbing program may include plumbing theory, water hydraulics, distribution systems, and advanced plumbing.

Plumbing Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Plumbing degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Plumbing degrees have experience in is Plumber, followed by Entrepreneur, Marketing Manager, Filmmaker, Restaurant Cook, Electrician, Camera Operator, Janitor, Tour Guide, and Car Salesman.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Plumber 13.1% 0.1% 151.8×
Entrepreneur 1.8% 0.9% 2.0×
Marketing Manager 1.8% 1.3% 1.4×
Filmmaker 1.8% 0.2% 8.5×
Restaurant Cook 1.8% 0.6% 3.0×
Electrician 1.8% 0.3% 5.5×
Camera Operator 1.9% 0.1% 18.3×
Janitor 1.8% 0.3% 6.7×
Tour Guide 1.8% 0.3% 6.6×
Car Salesman 1.8% 0.2% 8.1×

Plumbing Salary

Plumbing graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Plumbing Underemployment

Plumbing graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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