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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters *
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
(O*NET 47-2152.00, SOC 47-2152)
More detailed occupations under this title:
 - Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters
 - Plumbers
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  • Abilities
  • Interests
  • Work Styles
  • Work Activities
  • Detailed Work Activities
  • Tasks
What they 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 sprinklerfitters.
Vermont - 2019
10% $ 16.55   n/a  
25% $ 19.47   n/a  
Median $ 25.27   n/a  
75% $ 28.85   n/a  
90% $ 31.54   n/a  
Average $ 24.84   n/a  
1 What are Percentile Wages?
n/a - Information not available
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Industries of Employment
United States - 2016
IndustryPercent of total
  • Specialty trade contractors
  • Self-employed workers, all industries
  • Construction of buildings
  • Heavy and civil engineering construction
  • Local government, excluding education and hospitals
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Projected Employment
2016 employment 885
2026 employment 935
Annual percent change
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
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Education and Experience:
  • Typical education needed for entry
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    No work experience
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
Based on BLS Education and Training Classifications
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