Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters (47-3015)

Help plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, or pipelayers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Construction laborers who do not primarily assist plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, or pipelayers are classified under Construction Laborers (47-2061). Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 150 164 9.33 5 16 22
United States 56900 65800 0.0 2000 6200 9200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 16.82 11.93 13.61 16.15 19.27 23.73
Alaska 20.93 14.67 16.68 19.32 26.14 29.61
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.11 14.84 17.25 21.99 27.62 30.22

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