Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,190
25th Percentile Wage
$61,980
50th Percentile Wage
$89,070
75th Percentile Wage
$101,250
90th Percentile Wage
$124,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.09
25th Percentile Wage
$29.80
50th Percentile Wage
$42.82
75th Percentile Wage
$48.68
90th Percentile Wage
$59.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for structural iron and steel workers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.80. The median hourly salary is $42.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.09.

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
201689,070-0.30%9.78%
201589,3405.14%-
201484,7505.20%-
201380,340-0.02%-
201280,360--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of New York ranges from $30,920 to $110,140. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $110,140. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $91,650). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$110,140
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$91,650
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$88,650
Rochester
$79,710
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$61,080
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$59,980
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$59,430
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$56,950
Syracuse
$56,430
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$56,360
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$30,920


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