Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for structural iron and steel workers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of structural iron and steel workers among Louisiana areas 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,870
25th Percentile Wage
$38,060
50th Percentile Wage
$54,100
75th Percentile Wage
$63,680
90th Percentile Wage
$74,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,870.

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
$54,100
1.85% 34.99%
2016
$53,100
13.35% -
2015
$46,010
10.17% -
2014
$41,330
6.90% -
2013
$38,480
8.60% -
2012
$35,170
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of Louisiana ranges from $31,340 to $56,950. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $56,950. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,330). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $31,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$56,950
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$54,330
Lake Charles
$54,120
Shreveport-Bossier City
$48,180
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$44,330
Lafayette
$42,330
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$40,200
Alexandria
$32,830
Monroe
$31,340




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