Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in South Dakota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,450
25th Percentile Wage
$30,450
50th Percentile Wage
$37,470
75th Percentile Wage
$53,710
90th Percentile Wage
$62,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.71
25th Percentile Wage
$14.64
50th Percentile Wage
$18.01
75th Percentile Wage
$25.82
90th Percentile Wage
$29.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for structural iron and steel workers in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.92. The median hourly salary is $18.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.71.

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
201637,4709.50%4.62%
201533,910-9.47%-
201437,1209.91%-
201333,440-6.88%-
201235,740--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of South Dakota ranges from $34,800 to $39,520. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in South Dakota is Sioux Falls with a median annual salary of $39,520. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Rapid City (mean annual salary $35,100). The lowest paying area is Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sioux Falls
$39,520
Rapid City
$35,100
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$34,800


Related:

Highest paying cities for structural iron and steel workers

Highest paying industries for structural iron and steel workers.