Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Career Information

Penn Foster Career School can help you take the first step on your career path. There are a lot of opportunities for plumbers:

  • Government projects
  • Hotels or apartment complexes
  • Power plants and water treatment facilities
  • Residential homes, offices, and hospitals

How much does a Plumber make?
The average annual salary for plumbers currently is $49,140.¹

Penn Foster Career School’s Career Services

Career Cruising

We’ve partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help plumbing students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you’ll have access to get advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

  • Lifetime Portfolio. Set up your own career portfolio that displays your skills. Store everything you're working on, including your assessments and resume.
  • Career Snapshots. Access to real-world overviews of careers, insight into the responsibilities asked of you, potential earnings, and a pathway on moving up in certain fields.
  • Employment Guide. This guide can help you prepare for your career, and includes useful tips for job hunting, interview do's and don'ts, and on-the-job success factors.
  • Resume Builder. You don't need to start with a blank sheet of paper. This feature divides your resume into manageable components, and provides helpful guidelines, samples, and suggestions.
  • Local Job Postings. With a comprehensive job database, your next step is to find businesses that are hiring.

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Plumber Students and Graduates

Visit the Community’s Plumber academic group page to see what plumbing students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2014-15 Edition, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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