Plumber Jobs

Plumber Overview


A plumber specializes in the installation and maintenance of the piping that runs in and under homes, businesses and more. The pipes carry the water necessary for comfortable living. Most plumbers run their own businesses, working on an as-needed basis in their community. Pay tends to be very high, particularly for self-employed plumbers, and educational requirements are lenient. Plumbers work in a number of capacities, doing everything from commercial wellhead installations to residential pipe laying.

Plumber Education Requirements


Plumbers only need a high school diploma or GED to get started. Most of the training comes from an apprenticeship under a more experienced plumber than can last anywhere from a few months to several years. Plumbers must be skilled at communicating with customers to determine where the problem is in the pipe and be able to navigate cramped and tight conditions. A moderate amount of strength is required as pipes are often rusted and in locations where there is little leverage.

Plumber Job Market


The job market for plumbers is expected to grow by 21 percent by 2022. This projection is above average when compared to other careers with an estimated 13,050 jobs opening each year. Plumbers often work for companies or strike out on their own to become independent service providers. Plumbers are also often employed by hospitals and universities due to the amount of plumbing systems used in buildings on these campuses.

Plumber Salary


Plumbers are paid well for their work, making anywhere from $14 to $16 an hour during their apprenticeship to $19 to $46 an hour once fully certified. The annual salary for plumbers can be as high as $77,000 to $83,000, and those who run their own companies are able to charge whatever prices they desire. Plumbers who work for companies, like a local plumbing shop, usually make slightly less than independent plumbers.
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Plumber’s Helper Under the direction of a Plumber, assist with emergencies of routine and scheduled plumbing repairs of residence and public space. Duties will include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Prepare for PHAS and correct PHAS deficiencies. 2. Assist Plumber with the following related tasks: perform work relating to installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of piping of ...
We are growing and need more plumbers to fill our customers needs. Here's what we're looking for: *Clean cut, well spoken *Experience, education or a willingness to learn the plumbing trade *A passion for helping people and solving problems *Clean driving record *Able to pass a drug test upon hire and also submit to random testing (We are drug free environment) *A good attitude and a willing...
Commercial Plumbing, Valleywide We are looking for a Journeyman Plumber with 5+years verifiable experience and a Plumber Apprentice, must have experience. You MUST be able to pass a drug and background check! We E-Verify! Please reply to set up an interview....
AMPAM Parks Mechanical, America's #1 choice for residential new construction plumbing is seeking plumbers and apprentice plumbers to start immediately in multiple work locations available in Orange County. Work available in Lake Forest, Irvine, and San Juan Capistrano! Steady full time work available! Submit your resume or contact information today! PURPOSE Plumbers assemble, install, and make ...
AMPAM Parks Mechanical, America's #1 choice for residential new construction plumbing is seeking plumbers, apprentice plumbers, plumbers helpers, and general new construction laborers to start immediately. If you are interested and looking for full time work call 1-800-647-7779 for an application and to speak to a recruiter. You may also submit your resume online through this website and one of ou...
New construction, remodel, service. Job comes with van & health insurance. Competitive pay. Call 224-569-3000 Posting provided by:...
PLUMBER NEEDED Construction experience preferred. 816-228-8128...
LONG-TERM PLUMBERS WANTED! CONSISTENT RAPID GROWTH has us adding staff on a regular basis. LICENSED PLUMBER WANTED: Four Seasons Plumbing & Sewer is looking to add a licensed plumber to our quickly growing plumbing division. All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years plumbing experience, a current plumbing license. Applicants must have a good driving record and be willing to work some weeken...
CONSTRUCTION Plumbers needed- Limon Wanted…Plumber Apprentice/Technician to install/retrofit existing toilets with new low-flow units. Construction/project experience a plus. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening. Send resume to ***** or call 352-615-2130...
Company Confidential Norwalk, CT, 06854
PLUMBER Licensed Clean cut individual needed for New Construction, Repairs, Remodeling & Heating Good pay & benefits. Call 203-325-1622...
J. NOBLE BINNS PLUMBING is looking for exp'd Plumbers. Full benefits. Apply at:3529 Pegasus Dr or Fax : (661)615-6108 D.O.E./E.O.E....
Journeyman Plumbers that are highly skilled in their trade with unwavering reliability, strong work ethic, and a desire to be the best. A few of the job requirements are below: Cutting, threading, and bending pipe to required angles Assembling and installing valves, pipe fittings, and pipes Joining pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, and solder Testing pipes by filling them with water or ...
City of Columbus – Division of Water Maintenance Plumber - EXAM The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for the position ofMaintenance Plumber. To apply, youmust first take the open competitive examination. Applications must be submitted to the Civil Service Commission by applying on-line at www.csc.columbus.govby 10/03/2014. ApplicantTracking is now m...
NYC Area plumber is looking for experienced plumber and sprinkler mechanics. Must have a valid drivers license, basic tools, & minimum of 5 years experience. Send all resumes with contact information to *****...
Meadowlands Hospital is seeking a full time Plumber. Hospital experience is required. Licensed in the State of New Jersey preferred. Duties include, but are not limited to, 1 Repairs or modifies plumbing/steam fitting, piping and associated equipment through the use of the work order system. 2 Follows priority assigned by supervisor. 3 Maintains and repairs fixtures, pipes, equipment, and machi...
S 3 Plumbing & Mechanical is looking to hire licensed plumbers and apprentices. Our focus is mainly in residential new-construction, and some remodeling. Willing to pay up to $35.00 an hour for skilled licensed plumbers and apprentices. Call 847-783-0033 Posting provided by:...
Well established, North Shore HVAC service company seeking experienced service plumber to run our new plumbing division. Must have experience with residential and light commercial service/remodel plumbing. Why be one of many plumbers at a big outfit when you can get in on the ground floor and grow? We are looking to grow our service plumbing division. We have the infrastructure to make this happe...
Company Confidential Forest Park, IL, 60130
Looking for a plumber with 2-5 yrs experience minium Must have skills in residential remodeling and service work Must have skills in service work of old homes Light Commercial remodeling and service work Must be self starter and be able to work independently Hours Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 Must be available to work after 4:30 and occasional weekends if needed. Must have own hand tools Person...
McAtee Plumbing Heating & Air is in need of experience plumbers, full time positions only. If interested, please email resume to ***** or apply in person at 2165 S James Rd Columbus, Ohio 43232 Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm....
Seeking lead plumbers and experienced helpers for commercial work.Good benefits. Office hours 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Call 614-263-1851...

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Plumber

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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
27.5%
High School
24.5%
Vocational
17.6%
Certification
8.8%
Associates
6.9%
Bachelor's
6.9%
Master's
3.9%
Professional
2.9%
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