Plumbing in Montana

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Schools Offering Plumbing Programs in Montana


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Montana students graduate with certificates in plumbing. In other words, every year an estimated 9 plumbers graduate from Montana's 2 plumbing schools.

Top Schools

Montana State University-Northern, which is located in Havre, is the top-ranked school in Montana that has a plumbing program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with a certificate in plumbing from Montana State University-Northern in 2010. Students at Montana State University-Northern paid $5,480 per year in tuition fees.

Flathead Valley Community College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a plumbing program. It is located in Kalispell. The tuition rate at Flathead Valley Community College was $3,584 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Montana's plumbing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,532 per year, though tuition can range from $5,480 per year to $3,584 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Montana plumbing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Montana State University-Northern - located in Havre, students are charged $5,480 per year
  2. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year

The plumbing schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year
  2. Montana State University-Northern - located in Havre, students are charged $5,480 per year

A plumbing certificate from a Montana school... what next?

A large number of Montana plumbing graduates become plumbers. In 2010, there were 1,300 plumbers working in Montana. The Montana counties with the largest populations of plumbers are:

  1. Beaverhead County - 360 plumbers
  2. Carbon County - 250 plumbers
  3. Missoula County - 170 plumbers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of plumbers in the state of Montana will grow to 2,020. This would require a 6% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a plumber earns a salary of $51,300 per year in Montana state. However, Montana plumbers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $28,290 per year to more than $76,420 per year in 2010. On average a plumber earns the most in the following Montana counties:

  1. Carbon County - $55,690 per year
  2. Missoula County - $53,450 per year
  3. Cascade County - $52,110 per year

On average, plumbers earns the least in the following Montana counties:

  1. Carter County - $44,720 per year
  2. Flathead County - $45,290 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $50,550 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in plumbing in Montana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or plumbing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Plumbing in Montana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,327 miles from location Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell MT 10.7207 n/a 2,501
7,116 miles from location Montana State University-Northern Havre MT 53.4818 80% 1,275
 

Curious what studying Plumbing gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Montana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters + 1,300 $51,300 -24.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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