The average pay for an Ironworker is $23.77 per hour. A skill in rigging is associated with high pay for this job.
Ironworker Total Pay (?
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$34,255 - $126,440
(Median)
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130K
MEDIAN: $77,728
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Ironworker Total Pay (?
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$14.21 - $38.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,255 - $126,440  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,039  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,188 - $88,433  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.21 - $38.34  
   
Overtime
$19.96 - $57.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,039  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,188 - $88,433  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Job Description for Ironworker
  • Form completed structures or structural frameworks.
  • Erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.
  • Raise, place and unite iron or steel girders and columns.
Pay by Experience Level for Ironworker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Ironworker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Ironworker Salaries

rigging
up arrow 23%
up arrow 10%
National Average
$56,000
Blueprints
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 35%
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