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Pipe Cutter Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$67,451 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pipe Cutter is $67,451 a year and $32 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Pipe Cutter is between $48,925 and $82,823. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machine to cut, thread, and ream pipes, and assembles pipes, according to blueprints, to form mobile home water system, using handtools: measures and marks pipes to be cut and threaded, using tape measure and pencil.
  • Positions and secures pipe in chuck of machine.
  • Starts machine and turns handwheel to engage pipe with dies that cut threads.
  • Pulls lever to lubricate pipes and dies, and turns handwheel to activate reaming tool to burr inside of pipe.
  • Moves lever to open dies, and turns handwheel to disengage dies from pipe.
  • Repositions pipe in chuck and aligns cutting wheels with mark on pipe.
  • Starts machine and turns handle to apply pressure on cutting wheels.
  • Applies sealing compound to threads and fittings with brush and joins pipes in sequence specified, according to blueprints, to form water system, using wrench and vise.
Pipe Cutter Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Job family population: 428,260

Estimated population of Pipe Cutter jobs: 12,394

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Pipe Cutter Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Service Technician
Jun 19
Tukwila, WA, USA
Culligan by Water Co
Measure, cut, thread, or bend pipe to required angle, using hand or power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, or pipe-bending machines. Minimum Requirements: * High ...
Weld Shop Lead
May 15
Sumner, WA, USA
Chartwell Staffing Solutions
Also, metal fence posts may need to be sized using a pipe cutter. Training will be given to those who will be using equipment. Position Description and Qualifications: * Ability to read and write ...
Pipe layer
Apr 25
Woodinville, WA, USA
Team Nelson Earthwork, Utilities & Concrete
... utilizes cutting edge industry technology. It is one of Washington's most reputable private ... This position is for experienced pipe layers who have can install Sewer, Storm, and Water mainline ...
Pipe Layers, Foremen & Operators
Apr 25
Woodinville, WA, USA
Team Nelson Earthwork, Utilities & Concrete
... utilizes cutting edge industry technology. It is one of Washington's most reputable private ... OPEN POSITIONS: · Earthwork & Utility Foremen · Pipe Layers · Heavy Equipment Operators ...
1st Class Pipefitter / Pipe Fitter
Apr 8
Bremerton, WA, USA
ULG Marine
... or cutting machines. · Able to work to PCP's and CWP's along with the proper WAF and drawings. · Must have prior experience with P-1 piping and P-2 high energy pipe testing and installation. · ...
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