Plumbers & Pipefitters Apprenticeship

Fabricate, assemble, install, maintain and repair piping systems that transport all types of fluids, slurries and gas in residential and commercial enviornments.


Is a Plumbers & Pipefitters Apprenticeship Right for Me?

What are the Qualifications?:

  • You must be 18 years old and have proof of age via birth certificate or license.
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED, and submit official transcripts.
  • You need to show proof of citizenship through various documents.
  • Applicants also must be able to take and pass a drug test.

What is the Length of the Apprenticeship?: 

  • The Length of the apprenticeship is dependent upon which type of occupation within the apprenticeship you decide to go for.
  • The minimum amount of hours will be 8,000 while the maximum will be 10,000

What are the Costs of the Apprenticeship?:

  • There is an application fee.
  • There may be some book fees associated with the program as well.

Plumbers & Pipefitters Expected Wages

Length of Apprenticeship is 8000-10000 hours

Values are within $2/hr

Percentage of
Journeyman Wage
Hours worked Wage/hr Benefits/hr Estimated Total Compensation 
40-50% 0-1000 $14.50/hr $7.80/hr $22.30/hr
45-55% 1001-2000 $16.00/hr $8.50/hr $24.50/hr
50-65% 2001-3500 $18.00/hr $11.00/hr $29.00/hr
65-85% 3501-5000 $20.00/hr $11.00/hr $31.00/hr
75-90% 5001-6500 $22.50/hr $11.50/hr $34.00/hr
80-95% 6501-8000 $26.50/hr $12.20/hr $38.70/hr

Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Opportunities

Northern Idaho

United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 44 

3915 E Main Ave

Spokane, WA 99202

Phone: 509-624-5101

Southwest Idaho

United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 296 

75 N Ralstin St # A

Meridian, ID 83642

Phone: 208-288-1296

Eastern/Central Idaho

United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 648

456 N Arthur Ave 
Pocatello, ID 83204 

Phone: 208-232-6806

Contact Us

(208) 321-4814

802 W. Jefferson Suite 500, Boise, ID 83702