Structural Iron and Steel Worker Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,450
25th Percentile Wage
$38,180
50th Percentile Wage
$47,520
75th Percentile Wage
$58,290
90th Percentile Wage
$66,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for structural iron and steel workers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,450.

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
$47,520
3.85% 21.53%
2016
$45,690
1.97% -
2015
$44,790
4.51% -
2014
$42,770
7.62% -
2013
$39,510
5.62% -
2012
$37,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of structural iron and steel workers in state of Virginia ranges from $30,690 to $58,520. The highest paying area for structural iron and steel workers in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $58,520. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $57,070). The lowest paying area is Harrisonburg with a median annual salary of $30,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$58,520
Richmond
$57,070
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$48,960
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,280
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$37,550
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$37,150
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$33,890
Lynchburg
$31,440
Roanoke
$30,920
Harrisonburg
$30,690




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