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Ironworker Salary

The average pay for an Ironworker is $22.92 per hour. A skill in rigging is associated with high pay for this job.
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$29,361 - $110,299
(Median)
$29K
$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $65,358
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$14.95 - $36.46
(Median)
$15
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,361 - $110,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$32,025 - $85,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $36.46  
   
Overtime
$21.74 - $57.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$32,025 - $85,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 265

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Job Description for Ironworker

Ironworkers are responsible for laying and fabricating the structural steel framework of pre-engineered metal buildings, stadiums, bridges, hospitals, towers, and single- and multi-story buildings, and also weld and cut steel, interpret blueprints, and work with concrete reinforcing steel bars. They are highly-skilled tradesmen/women who possess high technical and manual skills; most go through an apprenticeship program in addition to graduating from a trade school.

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Ironworker Tasks

  • 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.

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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 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Ironworker Salaries

rigging
up arrow 24%

Blueprints
up arrow 7%

Welding
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 35%
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