Plumbers earn an average salary of £25,169 or £11.46 per hour, with bonus and profit-sharing up to £983 and £275 respectively.
Pay by Experience Level for Plumbers
The entry-level, years of experience and the average salary for Plumbers are as follow:
Entry-level Plumbers with less than one-year experience earn £8.74 (bonus, overtime pay, and tips are included).
Early-career Plumbers with 1-4 years of experience can expect to earn £9.00.
Mid-career Plumbers with 5-9 years of experience will pocket £12.36.
Experienced Plumbers with 10-19 years of experience will make £13.78.
Late career Plumbers with more than twenty years’ experience can look forward to a total average of £14 compensation.
Essential Skills for Plumbers
Plumbing, Maintenance, and Soldering are some of the most popular skills for Plumbers.
How Become a Plumbers?
If you have no prior work experience in the plumbing industry, then it could be quite intimidating. However, the most fundamental aspects of plumbing are the same across the U.K.
To become a Plumber in the U.K., you need a plumbing degree, either bachelor’s degree, plumber’s license, related intermediate course, or a diploma.
What Do Plumbers Do?
Most plumbers are employed at local repair facilities. In most cases, they usually do daily checks of water pipes for broken lines.
Also, in most cases, they perform maintenance on the supply lines. However, plumbers in the U.K. are highly specialized, as they usually have great knowledge about plumbing systems in the general area where they are working.