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5 Highest-Paying States for Plumbers

Ever wonder what the five states in the U.S. with the highest average salaries for plumbers are? Look no further.

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The average salary for plumbers in the United States is $58,150. While it’s true that the cost of living varies across the U.S., it pays to be a plumber in some states more than others. Take a look at the states that boast the highest average salaries for plumbers in the country, according to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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#5: New Jersey

Average Yearly Salary: $75,840

Average Hourly Wage: $36.46

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#4: New York

Average Yearly Salary: $76,080

Average Hourly Wage: $36.58

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#3: Minnesota

Average Yearly Salary: $80,860

Average Hourly Wage: $38.88

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#2: Alaska

Average Yearly Salary: $87,880

Average Hourly Wage: $42.25

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#1: Alaska

Average Yearly Salary: $ 88,150

Average Hourly Wage: $42.38

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Sources:

All salary information is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is accurate as of May 2020.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 15.6 percent employment growth for plumbers between 2016 and 2026.

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