Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker Salary
Men make up the majority of Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Workers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $17.86 per hour. Job satisfaction for Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Workers is high. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
|Hourly Rate||$12.36 - $33.58|
|Overtime||$21.64 - $67.87|
|Total Pay (||$26,342 - $70,999|
Job Description for Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker
Rebar workers position bars made of iron, steel, and other metals into concrete in order to reinforce structures. These workers use a variety of hand and power tools, such as blow torches and bending machines, and this job is highly physical in nature. Rebar workers must be able to pull, push, kneel, climb, lift heavy items, and occasionally work at heights, and the ability to stand and walk for long periods of time is also important.Read More...
Rebar workers must cut and weld rods into the necessary lengths and shapes, and close attention to detail is essential for accuracy in this position. They must be able to read blueprints, models, sketches, and other instructions to determine how many rods are needed, how they should be cut, and where they should be positioned, fastened, and spaced. Good manual dexterity is also important.
Rebar workers may also operate and maintain concrete and plaster pumps and air compressors, and all tools and machinery should be used in a safe manner which adheres to all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and codes. They often work outdoors, as well, so they may occasionally be exposed to unpleasant weather such as rain or extreme heat. Some positions are entry-level while others require experience, which can be obtained from prior employment or apprenticeships, and a high school diploma is often a minimum requirement. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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Pay by Experience Level for Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker
Pay by Experience for a Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 20 salaries. A Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 7 salaries.
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