Salary

Rates vary regionally, with the highest average salaries in London and the South-East. Self-employed plumbers negotiate their own rates that can range from £9/h to £160/h.

  • Starting salaries for newly qualified plumbers are between £16,500 and £21,000*
  • Experienced plumbers can earn between £21,000 and £30,000* a year
  • Plumbers with supervisory duties can earn more than £35,000*

*Source: Salarytrack.co.uk & ideasforcareers.com