Plumbing Technology

Plumbing Technology

Take the plunge into a high-demand, well-paid trade. Because water is everywhere, you can work anywhere installing, repairing and maintaining plumbing systems.

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What is Plumbing Technology?

Installing water supply and waste disposal systems in residential, commercial, and highly complex industrial sites is the focus of the plumbing program.

In addition to practical experiences, instruction is given in laws and codes, blueprint reading, drawing, special equipment and other related areas.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$48,037
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low: $27k med: $48k high: $78k

What are my career choices?

Plumbers work in the construction occupations as well as maintenance work for a variety of industrial, commercial, and government employers.

Plumbing Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Plumber $48,037
Plumber Estimator $25,171
plumber's Helper $25,171
Finish Plumber $25,171
Maintenance Plumber $25,171
Certified Backflow Tester $25,171
Service & Repair Plumber $25,171
Rough Plumber $25,171

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Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

Progression in the Plumbing Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade if "C" or better in each PBL and BRX course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.