Plumber

Assemble, install, or repair pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems, according to specifications or plumbing codes.

Training at a glance

  • Time to Complete: Approx. 5 years
  • On the job time: 7428 hours
  • Related Instruction Time: 572 hours
  • Additional Training: 260 hours extra training in: Plumbing Applications Lab, Plumbing Blueprint Reading, Plumbing Repair, Transition to Trainer, Isometric Interpretation & Drawing, Transit/Level/Laser, Welding, Safety/OSHA, First Aid/CPR.
    Transition to Trainer during final year.

Wisconsin Employment Outlook & Wages*

  • Job Outlook through 2026 in Wisconsin: +11.29%
  • 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.