Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,980
25th Percentile Wage
$34,170
50th Percentile Wage
$39,210
75th Percentile Wage
$49,900
90th Percentile Wage
$67,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $67,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid structural iron and steel workers is $29,980.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,2103.98%6.48%
201537,650-2.71%-
201438,670-0.34%-
201338,8005.49%-
201236,670--

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

The average salaries of structural iron and steel workers in five industries in the wholesale trade 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 lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $67,690. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $26,750). For detailed structural iron and steel worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$67,690
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$43,740
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$38,390
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$38,340
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$26,750

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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