Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,510
25th Percentile Wage
$39,480
50th Percentile Wage
$50,900
75th Percentile Wage
$60,050
90th Percentile Wage
$70,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,510.

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
$50,900
1.38% 8.21%
2016
$50,200
-0.32% -
2015
$50,360
7.78% -
2014
$46,440
1.59% -
2013
$45,700
-2.23% -
2012
$46,720
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of Michigan ranges from $39,500 to $58,170. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $58,170. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $57,320). The lowest paying area is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$58,170
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$57,320
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$55,920
Kalamazoo-Portage
$55,820
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$54,510
South Bend-Mishawaka
$51,020
Flint
$48,530
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$45,390
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$44,970
Niles-Benton Harbor
$44,960
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$43,440
Holland-Grand Haven
$42,360
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$41,670
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$39,740
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$39,500




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