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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,930
25th Percentile Wage
$44,200
50th Percentile Wage
$52,320
75th Percentile Wage
$59,670
90th Percentile Wage
$64,880

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 $64,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.30
25th Percentile Wage
$21.25
50th Percentile Wage
$25.16
75th Percentile Wage
$28.69
90th Percentile Wage
$31.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for structural iron and steel workers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.19. The median hourly salary is $25.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of structural iron and steel workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,3202.87%17.68%
201550,820-0.33%-
201450,990-1.82%-
201351,92017.05%-
201243,070--

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 $50,170 to $56,440. 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 $56,440. The lowest paying area is Albuquerque with a median annual salary of $50,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$56,440
Albuquerque
$50,170


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