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Why Choose Plumbing as a Career?

Posted on: November 1, 2017

Are you looking for a lucrative and fulfilling career option? Becoming a plumber could be the answer. At Illinois Plumbing Consultants, we have found there are many benefits to choosing plumbing as your career field. From excellent pay to an interesting line of work, you will find that these benefits make plumbing a career worth looking at. Here are some benefits of the job:

1.    You’ll Receive Exceptional Pay

Plumbers are highly skilled professionals that do a job others cannot. Due to their specialized knowledge, they’re paid well. In fact, this is one of the highest paid trades. A journeyman plumber can easily make between $40,000 – $60,000 average a year, and some areas of the country or some plumbers with specialties make significantly more than this.

2. You Can Earn While Training

Because of the way plumbing apprenticeships are set up, you can actually be paid while you are training to become a plumber. Even the very beginning plumbers who are just starting their apprenticeship will get paid for their work. There are few industries that are set up this way.

3. It’s A Job That Moves Around

Some people do not like the idea of sitting in the same office week in and week out. A plumber never does this. The nature of plumbing work means you will be in different buildings and locations almost every single day.You may even be called on to travel outside of your own community to work on special projects.

4. There’s Room for Growth

Plumbing is not a dead-end job. There is always room to gain more training and specialties in order to land higher-paying jobs and work. This is also an industry where technology is constantly developing, providing ample opportunities to continue education.

5. You’ll Have Job Security

As long as there are people, there will be a need for plumbers. This is one field that isn’t going to become outdated with the rise in technology. The internet or a robot simply can’t do what a good plumber can do. In addition, plumbing is a field where most homeowners are not willing to go the DIY route, because there’s simply too much that can go wrong, and those mistakes are costly.

Begin Your Plumbing Training with Illinois Plumbing Consultants

As you can see, there are many good reasons to consider a career in plumbing. If you are ready to get started, Illinois Plumbing Consultants is ready to help. With our plumbing licensing prep and Illinois mock test, up-and-coming plumbers can get the training and education they need to be prepared to get their licenses. Learn more about our classes and testing options today, and get started on your lucrative plumbing career.

For more information on how you can begin your career as a plumber in the Chicago and Rockford areas, give us a call at (866) 608-9523 or contact us online today!

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John Bertram

John Bertram has been in the plumbing industry since 1985. He has worked in both commercial and residential shops for over twenty years, and John has been a plumbing inspector since 2005.

Rick Sperando

Rick Sperando has been in the plumbing industry for over 35 years. He successfully owns and operates a local plumbing and mechanical company as well as IPC.

Scott Underwood

Scott Underwood brings over 20 years of industry experience along with 10 years of instruction. He currently holds his IL Plumbers License as well as his CCCDI license. Scott is currently a co-owner of a successful plumbing company in McHenry County.

Guy Curtis Smale

My duties as the City of McHenry plumbing inspector include plan review of all new plumbing work as well remodeling projects, inspection of all plumbing being installed or repaired in the City as well as the Village of Prairie Grove, property maintenance issues related to the State Plumbing Code, working with the County Health Dept.

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