Career Outlook for Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

This occupation has now been updated to Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Also known as:
Fire Sprinkler Installer, Gas Main Fitter, Gas Plumber, Hydraulic Plumber, Industrial Gas Fitter, Marine Pipefitter, Marine Steamfitter, Master Plumber, Pipe Fitter, Plumber

The overall job outlook for Pipe Fitter or Steamfitter careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 1.63 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.1 percent per year. Demand for Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters is expected to go up, with an expected 93,670 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.49 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters in the following states

California 43,540
Texas 39,810
New York 26,310
Florida 25,610
Illinois 16,520
Virginia 13,730
Pennsylvania 13,650
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Virgin Islands
230
Guam
250
Puerto Rico
740
Wyoming
820
Vermont
900
District of Columbia
1,000
Delaware
1,090