How much does a plumber in a union make?
I don't know about Master Plumber but I know a Plumber who is a Foreman and makes 38 an hour for commercial plumbing. It also depends on where you live. Wages vary from city to city depending on cost of living and competition. Also whether the company is Union or non-Union. Union companies usually pay higher wages and have better benefit packages.
Jobbing plumbers do minor repairs and can also do new construction but jobbers are paid a much lower pay scale in the union sector as there is no apprenticeship for jobbing as many are not familiar with the various codes a class A plumber /master must deal with Jobbers are classified as "B" plumbing
It depends on what type of a plumber you want to become. To work on prevailing wage projects you need to go through an approved apprenticeship program. The two major organizations that offer them are the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters (union) and the Associated Builders and Contractors ( Merit Shop). I personally went to the unions school but now work for merit shops cause you get alot more of your money. The union…
Dispatchers make more because, They make schedules and coordinate which plumber go out to which job or work. Plumbing dispatchers keep records and maintain logs for plumbing vehicles and equipment. When someone calls for a plumber on an emergency basis, the dispatcher will determine which plumber to send out. alliedallcityinc.com