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Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,150
25th Percentile Wage
$65,130
50th Percentile Wage
$86,760
75th Percentile Wage
$96,100
90th Percentile Wage
$101,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $101,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid structural iron and steel workers is $44,150.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,7602.26%30.73%
201584,8005.32%-
201480,2905.26%-
201376,07020.99%-
201260,100--

Compare Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of structural iron and steel workers in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $87,730. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $30,020). For detailed structural iron and steel worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$87,730
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$87,600
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$86,760
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$86,390
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$81,640
State government, including schools and hospitals
$30,020

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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