Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,770
25th Percentile Wage
$34,350
50th Percentile Wage
$41,550
75th Percentile Wage
$50,300
90th Percentile Wage
$62,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,770.

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
$41,550
5.92% 11.74%
2016
$39,090
6.60% -
2015
$36,510
-4.05% -
2014
$37,990
3.69% -
2013
$36,590
-0.22% -
2012
$36,670
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of Texas ranges from $23,920 to $58,160. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $58,160. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $50,470). The lowest paying area is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$58,160
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,470
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$45,940
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,260
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$43,000
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,410
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$42,010
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$41,860
Fort Worth-Arlington
$41,670
Midland
$41,210
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$40,570
Amarillo
$38,240
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,140
Longview
$36,340
Lubbock
$35,490
El Paso
$35,470
Corpus Christi
$34,990
Tyler
$34,390
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$33,800
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$27,110
Sherman-Denison
$26,030
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,920




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