Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,340
25th Percentile Wage
$34,910
50th Percentile Wage
$45,440
75th Percentile Wage
$59,580
90th Percentile Wage
$77,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $77,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid structural iron and steel workers is $28,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of structural iron and steel workers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,4405.94%7.94%
201542,7404.59%-
201440,780-2.62%-
201341,8500.05%-
201241,830--

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

The average salaries of structural iron and steel workers in nine industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for structural iron and steel worker occupations is the other fabricated metal product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $57,130. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing industry (annual salary $34,400). For detailed structural iron and steel worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$57,130
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$53,100
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$48,210
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$47,210
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$45,700
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$43,500
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$39,040
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$39,040
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$34,400

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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