Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Ironworker is $24.11
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Ironworkers?
An entry-level Ironworker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career Ironworker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.85 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Ironworker …Read more
What Do Ironworkers Do?
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.
Skills of ironworkers …Read more
- Raise, place and unite iron or steel girders and columns.
- Erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.
- Form completed structures or structural frameworks.