Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,160
25th Percentile Wage
$35,980
50th Percentile Wage
$48,040
75th Percentile Wage
$68,330
90th Percentile Wage
$90,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reinforcing iron and rebar workers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) reinforcing iron and rebar workers is $90,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid reinforcing iron and rebar workers is $30,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of reinforcing iron and rebar workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,040-0.02%5.52%
201548,050-4.64%-
201450,280-2.63%-
201351,60012.03%-
201245,390--

Compare Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of reinforcing iron and rebar workers in 16 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for reinforcing iron and rebar worker occupations is the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry with an annual salary $72,310. The lowest paying industry is the masonry contractors industry (annual salary $30,360). For detailed reinforcing iron and rebar worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$72,310
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$67,850
Building Equipment Contractors
$61,830
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$58,720
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$57,990
Utility System Construction
$56,220
Nonresidential Building Construction
$53,870
Construction of Buildings
$53,670
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$53,490
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$50,270
Residential Building Construction
$48,830
Specialty Trade Contractors
$46,200
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$46,190
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$42,290
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$32,450
Masonry Contractors
$30,360

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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