Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Pipelayers (47-2151)

Lay pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains. Perform any combination of the following tasks: grade trenches or culverts, position pipe, or seal joints. Excludes Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 27 29 7.41 1 2 3
United States 42600 47700 0.0 1300 3700 5500
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 21.66 13.83 16.41 19.46 25.22 33.22

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.