Structural Iron / Steel Worker Salary (United States)

A Structural Iron / Steel Worker earns an average wage of $18.65 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Structural Iron / Steel Worker Salary (?
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$24,511 - $97,871
(Median)
25K
41K
73K
98K
MEDIAN: $40,795
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Structural Iron / Steel Worker Salary (?
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$12.84 - $30.97
(Median)
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19
24
31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$24,511 - $97,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,829  
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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$29,086 - $72,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $30.97  
   
Overtime
$13.41 - $34.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,829  
   
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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$29,086 - $72,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Job Description for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

  • Move steel beams, girders, or columns to the appropriate locations safely and securely.
  • Read specifications and blueprints to determine work locations and timing.
  • Position and place steel members, and attach them to the correct locations by riveting, welding or bolting.
  • Fabricate, alter or weld metal pieces to the desired shape and size.

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

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Experience Affects Structural Iron / Steel Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 42%