$58,958
Avg. Salary
$19.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,483

Bonus

$8,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Structural Iron / Steel Worker is $19.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Structural Iron / Steel Worker is $58,958 per year.

10%
$13.43
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$19.50
50%
$31.50
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MEDIAN $19.50
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$35k
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$59k
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$86k
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MEDIAN $58,958
$34,521 - $86,331
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$86K
MEDIAN: $58,958
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$0$86K
Salary $34,521 - $86,331
Bonus $151 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $8,750
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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$29,715 - $80,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.43 - $31.50
Hourly Tips $5.13
Overtime $17.67 - $43.50
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $151 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $8,750
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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$29,715 - $80,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 368

Job Description for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

Structural iron/steel workers are responsible for handling, positioning, and installing steel structures, which also involves carrying heavy equipment and iron pieces. They generally work on teams with other workers to assemble steel pillars and other shapes to form structures according to architectural plans and must always follow strict safety guidelines to prevent accidents on the job.

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Structural Iron / Steel Worker Tasks
  • 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.
  • Move steel beams, girders, or columns to the appropriate locations safely and securely.
  • Read specifications and blueprints to determine work locations and timing.

Common Career Paths for Structural Iron / Steel Worker


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Structural Steel Workers do not often transition into Ironworker roles. The role averages $53K per year.

Structural Iron / Steel Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

Pay by Experience for a Structural Iron / Steel Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Iron / Steel Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Iron / Steel 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 82 salaries. An experienced Structural Iron / Steel Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 67 salaries. A Structural Iron / Steel Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 32 salaries.

Structural Iron / Steel Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Structural Iron / Steel Worker?

Structural Iron / Steel Worker in Massillon:
"Ironworker."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: The Smell

Structural Iron / Steel Worker in San Antonio:
"Great good atmosphere."
Pros: Not a huge city
Cons: Allergies

Structural Iron / Steel Worker in Birmingham:
"Hot."
Pros: Night shift is very relaxed every time.
Cons: It's hot, there's too much expected of you, and you're not paid enough.

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Key Stats for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

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Experience Affects Structural Iron / Steel Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Structural Iron / Steel Worker Salaries

Blueprints
▲43%

▲2%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 47%