Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for structural iron and steel workers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of structural iron and steel workers among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,770
25th Percentile Wage
$44,260
50th Percentile Wage
$62,090
75th Percentile Wage
$77,670
90th Percentile Wage
$92,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of structural iron and steel workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,090
-0.82% -0.24%
2016
$62,600
-5.29% -
2015
$65,910
-4.70% -
2014
$69,010
-3.84% -
2013
$71,660
13.15% -
2012
$62,240
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of California ranges from $36,660 to $71,940. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in California is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with a median annual salary of $71,940. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario (mean annual salary $71,900). The lowest paying area is Fresno with a median annual salary of $36,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$71,940
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$71,900
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$70,530
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$69,160
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$67,770
Hanford-Corcoran
$64,130
Vallejo-Fairfield
$62,610
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$59,510
Salinas
$59,300
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$56,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$56,320
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$56,140
Stockton
$56,070
El Centro
$52,690
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$51,460
Bakersfield-Delano
$50,350
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$47,700
Modesto
$47,400
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$45,380
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$44,490
Visalia-Porterville
$36,760
Fresno
$36,660




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