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While there are no requirements to become an entry level plumber, you must note that it will need you to have a Master plumbers license with at least 2000 hours or 1 year of work experience in the plumbing as well as installation areas. Else if you wish to be licensed journeyman plumber you need at least 8000 hours or 4 years of work experience in the installations for plumbing as a licensed trainee plumber.
The statutory requirements for getting a license as a trainee or apprentice plumber, journeyman plumber, journeyman-in-training, as well as master plumber are set by the Maine Office of Licensing & Registration Plumbers examining board. You can get copies of Maine State Internal Plumbing Code, through the IAPMO site or call them at 1-800-85-IAPMO. Also, any trainee plumber must be at least 16 years of age to own a trainee plumber license. If you however wish to become a journeyman, you will need to undergo a journeyman-in-training license or a journeyman plumber license and must pass the journeyman plumber exam.
An average wage in Maine for plumbers is $24.61 per hour. But Maine plumbing salaries also vary as per seniority. A top level of plumber can begin earning from $33.04 per hour and $68,730. A senior level plumber can earn $28.65 and an yearly salary of $59,590, where as a mid-level plumber can earn $24.56 and an yearly salary of $51,090. If you are a junior plumber, you can have an hourly wage of $20.31 and yearly salary of $42,250 but if you are just beginning your career in plumbing, it can be $15.12 per hour and yearly $31,450.