Trades. Steamfitters.


Steamfitters fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair piping systems that carry water, steam, compressed air, gases and other fluids. This includes determining how the pipes will be routed, selecting proper types and sizes for the job and cutting or threading the pipes. Steamfitters work everywhere from nuclear plants to breweries, schools and hospitals.


+546.76% Higher than minimum wage!
Benefits do not come out of your check.

$72.75/hr total

Benefits are above & beyond hourly wage!
Featuring premium health insurance.


Entry Level Salary


Average Salary


Experienced Salary


Increased Job Outlook (2016-2026)

Skills Needed

  • Strong math
  • Spatial and mechanical ability

Relevant Classes

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Science
  • Technology

Education & Training

  • 5-year apprentice program
  • 9,326 hours of on-the-job training
  • 1,234 classroom hours
  • 640 paid hours
  • 594 unpaid hours

Work Conditions

  • Both indoor and outdoor
  • Varying weather
  • Physically demanding

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