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2021 Louisiana Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Guide

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 sprinkler fitters.

Louisiana Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary 2021

Salary

$57.3K

Growth

-4%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Make in Louisiana 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $38,610 $46,670 $57,310 $67,700 $80,530
Hourly Wage $18.56 $22.44 $27.55 $32.55 $38.72

How Much Do Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Make in Louisiana 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$38,610
$46,670
$57,310
$67,700
$80,530
Hourly Wage
$18.56
$22.44
$27.55
$32.55
$38.72

What Do 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 sprinkler fitters.

Also known as:

Drain Technician, Fire Sprinkler Service Technician, Pipe Fitter, Pipe Welder, Pipefitter, Plumber, Residential Plumber, Service Plumber, Sprinkler Fitter, Steamfitter

  • Cut metal components for installation.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Create construction or installation diagrams.
  • Inspect plumbing systems or fixtures.
  • Plan layout of construction, installation, or repairs.
  • Weld metal components.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Maintain plumbing structures or fixtures.
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
  • Select construction materials.
  • Weld metal components.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Install gauges or controls.
  • Maintain plumbing structures or fixtures.
  • Inspect work sites to identify potential environmental or safety hazards.
  • Record operational or environmental data.
  • Inspect plumbing systems or fixtures.
  • Direct construction or extraction personnel.
  • Maintain plumbing structures or fixtures.
  • Install green plumbing or water handling systems.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly.
  • Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Estimate construction project costs.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Estimate construction project labor requirements.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Inspect work sites to determine condition or necessary repairs.
  • Install green plumbing or water handling systems.
  • Weld metal components.
  • Operate pumps or compressors.
  • Cut openings in existing structures.

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Job Outlook in Louisiana

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Louisiana 9,340 8,930 -4% 0
United States 490,200 511,100 4% 49,800

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Job Outlook in Louisiana

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Louisiana
9,340
8,930
-4%
0
United States
490,200
511,100
4%
49,800

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Schooling & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • No work experience
  • Apprenticeship

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Schools in Louisiana

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter Alexandria, LA At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 24
River Parishes Community College Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter Gonzales, LA At least one but less than two years: 2
SOWELA Technical Community College Plumbing Technology/Plumber Lake Charles, LA At least one but less than two years: 4
Less than one year: 25

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Schools in Louisiana

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Alexandria, LA
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 24
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Gonzales, LA
At least one but less than two years: 2
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Lake Charles, LA
At least one but less than two years: 4
Less than one year: 25

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Jobs in Louisiana.

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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Jobs in Louisiana.

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Guide 2021

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