Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of structural iron and steel workers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare structural iron and steel worker salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,890
25th Percentile Wage
$46,580
50th Percentile Wage
$56,940
75th Percentile Wage
$65,400
90th Percentile Wage
$78,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) structural iron and steel workers is $78,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid structural iron and steel workers is $37,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,940
0.07% 25.68%
2016
$56,900
9.86% -
2015
$51,290
4.80% -
2014
$48,830
-2.48% -
2013
$50,040
15.43% -
2012
$42,320
- -

Compare Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of structural iron and steel workers in two industries in the mining sector are shown below. For detailed structural iron and steel worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Mining
$56,700
Support Activities for Mining
$56,700

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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