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Structural Iron Worker Salary

Men make up the majority of Structural Iron Workers in the United States, bringing in about $21.81 per hour. The majority of Structural Iron Workers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and a little more than half have dental, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$13.33 - $37.67
(Median)
$13
$22
$38
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $37.67  
   
Overtime
$19.46 - $59.60  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,762 - $97,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Job Description for Structural Iron Worker

  • 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 Structural Iron Worker

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $45K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $56K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. Structural Iron Workers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $54K.

Experience Affects Structural Iron Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 33%