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Average Hourly Rate for Nucor Building Systems Employees

Nucor Building Systems laborers see wages hovering around $17.77 per hour, excluding $15.00 for overtime. For the most part, employee paychecks at Nucor Building Systems fluctuate depending on your experience level; your city also matters, but to a lesser degree. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Nucor Building Systems
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Steel Detailer (2)
$14.49 - $24.88  
[-]Steel Detailer (2)
Hourly Rate$14.49 - $24.88  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Years of Experience

Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $20.64 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Nucor Building Systems employees (43 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn approximately $17.41 per hour.


By state, Nucor Building Systems pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is around $19.40 per hour.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Steel Detailers; median pay is the highest at about $19.50.

Certifications and Degrees

At Nucor Building Systems, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $18.22.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $19.40. AutoCAD is a popular skill in the Nucor Building Systems workforce; a fair portion of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.


At Nucor Building Systems, there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all employees can count on health insurance, and almost all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.

Key Stats

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