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Highest Paying Cities for Structural Iron and Steel Workers

The top 100 highest paying cities for structural iron and steel workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of structural iron and steel workers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $110,140, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for structural iron and steel workers. It is followed by Newark-Union, Pennsylvania (average annual salary $100,090). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of structural iron and steel workers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$110,140
1,290
2 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$100,090
320
3 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$94,090
1,830
4 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$93,020
120
5 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$92,130
2,570
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$91,650
5,270
7 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$90,330
610
8 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$90,190
180
9 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$89,620
40
10 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$89,270
710
11 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$88,650
1,780
12 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$87,200
100
13 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$86,730
240
14 Rockford, Illinois
$85,300
80
15 Gary, Indiana
$80,980
510
16 Rochester, New York
$79,710
160
17 Tacoma, Washington
$77,590
100
18 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$77,210
800
19 Bend, Oregon
$76,930
30
20 Peoria, Illinois
$76,750
70
21 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$75,900
100
22 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$74,500
150
23 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$73,450
1,180
24 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$72,160
130
25 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$71,940
1,470
26 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$71,510
1,140
27 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$71,470
350
28 Spokane, Washington
$71,160
240
29 Madison, Wisconsin
$70,870
150
30 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$70,530
520
31 Akron, Ohio
$70,110
250
32 Kansas City, Missouri
$69,300
480
33 Peabody, Massachusetts
$69,190
60
34 St Louis, Missouri
$69,030
730
35 Anchorage, Alaska
$68,760
60
36 Flint, Michigan
$67,390
50
37 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,230
1,110
38 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$67,170
40
39 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$67,030
n/a
40 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$66,870
80
41 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$66,740
390
42 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$66,450
110
43 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$65,990
470
44 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$65,910
n/a
45 Honolulu, Hawaii
$64,680
90
46 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$64,510
940
47 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$64,200
860
48 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$64,090
n/a
49 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$63,920
240
50 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$63,680
740
51 Stockton, California
$62,880
120
52 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$62,570
560
53 Toledo, Ohio
$61,770
450
54 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$61,200
400
55 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$61,080
300
56 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$60,780
140
57 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$59,980
180
58 Appleton, Wisconsin
$59,980
250
59 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$59,690
200
60 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$59,610
150
61 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$59,430
60
62 Dayton, Ohio
$59,360
120
63 Salinas, California
$59,300
n/a
64 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$59,050
490
65 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$58,330
120
66 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$58,180
40
67 Charleston, West Virginia
$58,010
100
68 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$57,860
370
69 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$57,790
1,250
70 Columbus, Ohio
$57,730
420
71 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$57,600
340
72 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$57,230
40
73 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$57,100
40
74 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$56,950
110
75 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$56,830
100
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$56,750
50
77 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$56,440
30
78 Syracuse, New York
$56,430
130
79 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$56,360
30
80 Columbia, Missouri
$56,360
100
81 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$56,270
110
82 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$56,190
40
83 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$56,030
390
84 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$55,830
260
85 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$55,690
140
86 Lima, Ohio
$55,420
30
87 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$55,340
90
88 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$54,750
210
89 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$54,630
60
90 Springfield, Ohio
$54,330
60
91 Columbia, South Carolina
$54,300
250
92 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$54,120
420
93 Greeley, Colorado
$54,070
50
94 Evansville, Kentucky
$53,440
70
95 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$53,350
780
96 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$53,140
30
97 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$52,740
n/a
98 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$52,360
160
99 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$52,020
960
100 Pascagoula, Mississippi
$51,850
100
See also: Highest paying industries for structural iron and steel workers.