Plumber Salary in the UK

£15.85
per hour
per year
£32,000
per year
per hour

Plumber - Average Salary

The average salary for a Plumber is £15.85 net per hour (£32,000 gross per year), which is £2,400 (+8%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Plumber can expect an average starting pay of £7. The highest pay rates can exceed £29.80.
£7
Low
£15.85
Average salary
£29.80
High
£13,800
Low
£32,000
Average salary
£70,000
High

Plumber Salary Range

Apprenticeship
£4.30
Low
£7
Average salary
£15.85
Senior
£21.70
High
£29.80
Apprenticeship
£7,500
Low
£13,800
Average salary
£32,000
Senior
£43,200
High
£70,000
Among plumbers, Apprentice Plumbers have the lowest salaries, while workers like Experienced Self Employed Plumbers enjoy the highest salaries.

Plumber - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
British Gas Plumber£21.90/hour
+38% 
Self Employed Plumber£17/hour
+7% 
Apprentice Plumber£4.30/hour
 -73%

Plumber - Pay by Experience Level

A Plumber with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £7 net per hour. A mid career Plumber with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £13.20, while a Senior Plumber with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £21.70. Plumbers with more than 20 years of experience earn £25.30 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Plumber

Late Career▲ +60%
Senior▲ +37%
Average Salary£15.85/hour
Mid Career▼ -17%
No Experience▼ -56%

Gender Breakdown

Female
1%
Male
99%

Plumber - Jobs by Location

Plumber - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Plumber jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Plumber

How much does a Plumber make in the UK?
A Plumber in the UK earns an average of £15.85 net per hour, which is about £32,000 gross per year. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Plumber updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Plumber in the UK?
The starting salary of a Plumber in the UK is around £7 net per hour. Apprentice Plumbers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Plumber in the UK?
The highest salary of a Plumber in the UK can reach and exceed £29.80 net per hour. Experienced Self Employed Plumbers usually have the highest salaries.
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