Are you considering a career as a journeyman plumber in New York City? If so, you may be wondering what kind of salary you can expect. The answer depends on a variety of factors, including your level of education, experience, and the type of employer you work for. Plumbers inspect, repair, install, modify, and maintain plumbing fixtures and pipes in heating, water and drainage systems. With a few years of experience under your belt, you can expect to earn the average plumber salary in your area.
To get an idea of what that might look like, let's take a look at salary estimates based on 860 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Journeyman Plumber employee in New York City.The goal for any aspiring plumber is to get the necessary education and training to master the skills of the trade and eventually become an officer and obtain a plumbing license. The variables that determine salary include plumbing school education, place of work, level (plumbing apprentice, officer, or teacher), years of experience, type of job, and type of employer you work for.