$53,991
Avg. Salary
$19.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,019

Bonus

$1,005

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Steel Detailer is $19.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Steel Detailer is $53,991 per year.

10%
$13.48
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$19.96
50%
$28.92
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MEDIAN $19.96
10%
$35k
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$54k
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$82k
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MEDIAN $53,991
$35,341 - $82,020
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MEDIAN: $53,991
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$0$82K
Salary $35,341 - $82,020
Bonus $0.00 - $5,958
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,902
Commission $5,000
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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$30,141 - $72,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.48 - $28.92
Hourly Tips $0.31
Overtime $19.86 - $42.66
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,958
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,902
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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$30,141 - $72,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 526

Job Description

Steel detailers prepare detailed drawings of steel for various structures, meeting specifications established by architect. They must be able to detail structural metal projects of various sizes from start to finish, as well as possess the ability to maintain working relationships with project managers. Steel detailers must have good time management skills to ensure projects on completed on schedule, and they need to be able to detail projects with speed and accuracy, accepting project-related challenges as required. Steel detailers may act as mentors to the drafting department and other departments as needed. They also act as the detailer for shop drawings of various sizes, including complex projects, as well as oversee other shop drawings as required.

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Steel Detailer Tasks
  • Produce erection and shop plans and drawings for steel fabricators and erectors for the manufacture of steel members used in the construction of buildings, bridges, industrial plants and non-building structures.
  • Detail structural and plate steel, and miscellaneous metals.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Steel Detailer has a positive trend. An entry-level Steel Detailer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 175 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Steel Detailer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Steel Detailer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 117 salaries. A Steel Detailer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

1%

-5%

National Average: $46,639

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Steel Detailer?

Steel Detailer in Humble:
"Doing what I do."
Pros: I enjoy the type of work that I do, it is challenging and I like the people I work with.
Cons: Delivery dates never change regardless of any changes to the contract. Can be stressful at times.

Steel Detailer in Tampa:
"COMPUTER SKILLS."
GET ON CUTTING EDGE OF COMPUTER ADD DRAFTING. DO NOT STOP LOOKING.

Steel Detailer in Atlanta:
"Very in depth and face paced. Strong math and analytical ski."
Pros: The ability to design and have input into big projects. Being able to see your work on display in the real world.
Cons: Very limited time to complete tasks. Very detail oriented tasks that require in depth thinking at a fast pace. Management.

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Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲27%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$47,000

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How Skills Affect Salaries


▲6%

SDS2
▲3%

National Average
$47,000


Microsoft Excel
▼5%

▼8%


Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing
▼11%

SDS/2
▼12%

Autocad Structural Detailing
▼13%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 25%