Average Structural Iron / Steel Worker with Welding Skills Hourly Pay

$19.85
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$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Structural Iron / Steel Worker with Welding skills is $19.85.
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$14.08
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$19.85
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$34.97
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MEDIAN $19.85
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $35
Bonus
$496 - $5,042
Total Pay
$30,296 - $81,403

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Job Description for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Structural Iron / Steel Worker. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Structural Iron / Steel Worker
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

Skills in Blueprints and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Arc Welding, OSHA Compliance and Machine Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Structural Iron / Steel Worker

An early career Structural Iron / Steel Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.19 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Structural Iron / Steel Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.22 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Structural Iron / Steel Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.67 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 187 survey responses.
Early Career
36.9%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
15.5%