An Ironworker with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills earns an average wage of $24.24 per hour.

$51,000 - $71,329
$65K
MEDIAN: $64,964
50%

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$15.26 - $39.72
$15
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$64,964  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$36,056 - $87,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $39.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.63  
Overtime
$22.96 - $58.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$36,056 - $87,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Pay by Experience Level for Ironworker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Ironworker

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Ironworker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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