Industrial Pipefitter

Industrial Pipefitter

Industrial Pipefitters install and maintain pipes that carry chemicals, acids, and gases. These pipes are mostly in manufacturing and industrial settings. Pipefitters also install and repair pipe systems and heating and cooling systems.

Training at a glance

  • Time to Complete: Approx. 4 years
  • On the job time: 7424 hours
  • Related Instruction Time: 576 hours
  • Additional Training: Complete Transition to Trainer.

Wisconsin Employment Outlook & Wages*

  • Job Outlook through 2026 in Wisconsin: +11.2%
  • Experienced Level Salary: $79,147

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 * Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018. & US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017. Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information, WisConomy.com.

* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry. Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.