Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for structural iron and steel workers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of structural iron and steel workers among Iowa cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,910
25th Percentile Wage
$41,820
50th Percentile Wage
$52,470
75th Percentile Wage
$61,220
90th Percentile Wage
$72,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of structural iron and steel workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,470
-4.17% 3.87%
2016
$54,660
0.02% -
2015
$54,650
-0.29% -
2014
$54,810
2.74% -
2013
$53,310
5.38% -
2012
$50,440
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Structural Iron and Steel Workers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of Iowa ranges from $29,470 to $60,270. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $60,270. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,180). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$60,270
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$58,180
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$57,470
Cedar Rapids
$54,010
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$51,500
Iowa City
$51,230
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$33,590
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$29,470




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