Ironworker with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Skills Salary

An Ironworker with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills earns an average wage of $23.90 per hour.

$52,080 - $69,181
$62K
MEDIAN: $62,400
50%

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$15.35 - $39.58
$15
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $23.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$62,400  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$35,697 - $87,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.35 - $39.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.63  
Overtime
$21.92 - $54.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$35,697 - $87,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Pay by Experience Level for Ironworker

Pay by Experience for an Ironworker has a positive trend. An entry-level Ironworker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ironworker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Ironworker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 29 salaries. An Ironworker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Ironworker

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Ironworker Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 27%