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 amongst Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,520
25th Percentile Wage
$32,790
50th Percentile Wage
$39,090
75th Percentile Wage
$48,800
90th Percentile Wage
$62,630

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 $62,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.23
25th Percentile Wage
$15.77
50th Percentile Wage
$18.80
75th Percentile Wage
$23.46
90th Percentile Wage
$30.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for structural iron and steel workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.11. The median hourly salary is $18.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.23.

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
201639,0906.60%6.19%
201536,510-4.05%-
201437,9903.69%-
201336,590-0.22%-
201236,670--

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 $27,110 to $43,350. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $43,350. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $41,220). The lowest paying area is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $27,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$43,350
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$41,220
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$40,190
Fort Worth-Arlington
$39,570
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$38,320
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$37,540
Corpus Christi
$37,540
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,470
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$37,300
Amarillo
$36,970
Longview
$36,340
El Paso
$35,510
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$30,940
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$27,110


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