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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing|| |
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|| |
|Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing|| |
|Transportation Equipment Manufacturing|| |
|Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing|| |
|Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing|| |
|Miscellaneous Manufacturing|| |
|Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .