Plumbers are tradesmen that work on plumbing systems in residential and commercial properties. This includes installing and repairing your toilet, shower, or sink pipes.
This is a very important job, life coach Jordan B. Peterson once pointed out that Plumbers have probably saved more people than doctors. Without clean disposal of body waste and clean drinking water, we’d be screwed.
How much do Plumber make?
According to Glassdoor.com,Plumbers make an average of $68,203 per year. This all depends on your experience and whether you work in a union or directly for a company. Generally, plumbers are hired at a good rate and they really start to make good money after being on the job for a while. Yearly raises stack on top of each other and after a while, your can be making a really good hourly.
What kind of education is needed to become a Plumber?
The education needed to become a plumber is a certification or apprenticeship. This means taking a course or getting certified by going to a local union or business and working under a master plumber.
An apprenticeship is similar to going to a university. The difference being instead of paying for courses, you’re being paid for working a job. There will still be a large 4 year or more time commitment. However, you won’t have a boatload of debt.
How Do You become a Plumber?
To become a Plumber, you must speak to a local plumber’s union or local plumber company and simply apply. It helps to be good with your hands and have common sense. Plumbers must have good deduction skills to solve tricky plumbing issues.
What are possible Plumber promotions?
After becoming a plumber your next promotions would be becoming a more skilled plumber or going into management. Both are great choices but management likely means more money with also more stress.
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