Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,730
25th Percentile Wage
$44,790
50th Percentile Wage
$55,870
75th Percentile Wage
$62,290
90th Percentile Wage
$73,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,730.

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
$55,870
6.35% 22.91%
2016
$52,320
2.87% -
2015
$50,820
-0.33% -
2014
$50,990
-1.82% -
2013
$51,920
17.05% -
2012
$43,070
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of New Mexico ranges from $32,230 to $57,850. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in New Mexico is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,850. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Albuquerque (mean annual salary $57,410). The lowest paying area is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $32,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$57,850
Albuquerque
$57,410
Farmington
$39,920
Las Cruces
$32,230




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