Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,960
25th Percentile Wage
$39,720
50th Percentile Wage
$53,140
75th Percentile Wage
$74,340
90th Percentile Wage
$93,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,960.

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
$53,140
-0.94% 13.93%
2016
$53,640
4.23% -
2015
$51,370
5.35% -
2014
$48,620
6.31% -
2013
$45,550
-0.42% -
2012
$45,740
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $36,090 to $79,480. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $79,480. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $66,600). The lowest paying area is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$79,480
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$66,600
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$66,340
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$60,810
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$60,780
Pittsburgh
$59,680
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,880
State College
$48,870
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,020
Erie
$45,850
Philadelphia
$45,620
Lebanon
$45,010
York-Hanover
$40,660
Reading
$39,280
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,650
Lancaster
$37,160
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$36,090




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