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Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,580
25th Percentile Wage
$41,880
50th Percentile Wage
$62,060
75th Percentile Wage
$87,600
90th Percentile Wage
$125,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $125,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid structural iron and steel workers is $29,580.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,060
13.10% 42.93%
2016
$53,930
-2.52% -
2015
$55,290
26.53% -
2014
$40,620
5.24% -
2013
$38,490
7.98% -
2012
$35,420
- -

Compare Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of structural iron and steel workers in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $70,090. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $28,770). For detailed structural iron and steel worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$70,090
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$70,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$62,060
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$58,140
Engineering Services
$55,360
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$40,250
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$38,750
Specialized Design Services
$28,770

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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