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Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Job Information

Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.


  • Job opportunities should be very good.
  • These workers constitute one of the largest and highest paid construction occupations.
  • Most States and localities require plumbers to be licensed.
  • Most workers train in apprenticeship programs and in career or technical schools or community colleges.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $47,750/yr ($23.88/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Some college, no degree