Plumbing in West Virginia

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Schools Offering Plumbing Programs in West Virginia


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of West Virginia receive plumbing certificates every year. That means an estimated 15 plumbers graduate from West Virginia's 2 plumbing schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in West Virginia with a plumbing program is Carver Career Center, which is located in Charleston. In 2010, it was ranked 62nd nationwide. 1 students graduated with a certificate in plumbing from Carver Career Center in 2010.

The second-ranked school in West Virginia that has a plumbing program is Putnam Career and Technical Center. Putnam Career and Technical Center, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Eleanor. 8 students graduated with certificate in plumbing from Putnam Career and Technical Center in 2010.

Cost

The West Virginia plumbing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

The following West Virginia plumbing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

A plumbing certificate from a West Virginia school... what next?

Most people who graduate from plumbing school in West Virginia go on to work as a plumber. If you decide to work as a plumber in West Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,750 West Virginia plumbers as of 2010. The largest populations of West Virginia plumbers are working in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 500 plumbers
  2. Boyd County - 320 plumbers
  3. Barbour County - 260 plumbers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of plumbers is expected to grow by 6% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,780 plumbers working in the West Virginia then.

Salary

On average, plumbers earn $47,090 per year. However, West Virginia plumbers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $21,190 per year to more than $73,840 per year in 2010. The counties in West Virginia with the highest average salary for a plumber are:

  1. Boyd County - $48,690 per year
  2. Boone County - $44,940 per year
  3. Barbour County - $44,880 per year

The following counties in West Virginia have the lowest average salaries for plumbers:

  1. Monongalia County - $31,250 per year
  2. Belmont County - $38,910 per year
  3. Fayette County - $43,330 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in plumbing in West Virginia 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.

  • Certificate in Plumbing in West Virginia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,767 miles from location Carver Career Center Charleston WV 37.9241 n/a 267
5,788 miles from location Putnam Career and Technical Center Eleanor WV 36.3133 n/a 101
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters + 1,750 $47,090 -12.9%
 

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