Pipelayers

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.

Pipelayers

About this Career Path

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.

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Environment

Salary Breakdown

Pipelayers

$45,060

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$28,760

ENTRY LEVEL

$40,480

MID LEVEL

$69,090

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Pipelayers

29

Current Available Jobs

34,500

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Pipelayers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Pipelayers

K

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

K

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

K

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

K

KNOWLEDGE

Design

S

SKILL

Operation and Control

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Operations Monitoring

S

SKILL

Coordination

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

A

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

A

ABILITY

Control Precision

A

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Near Vision

A

ABILITY

Extent Flexibility